Maranatha Country House
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... which is approximately $5. The best part of Cork City was the live music on each street corner. A group of school children were playing Irish folk music in order to raise money for the Nepal earthquake relief. Another small group of young men were playing various covers a block down. And at last, Blarney Castle. Even if you didn't want to kiss the stone, just the area the castle is located on looks like a fairy tale. It is so green and ...
... their history, and their language had been suppressed for too long. I have to say, I agree with her wholeheartedly. She does not believe she'll see a united Ireland in her lifetime, with Ulster/Northern Ireland rejoining the Republic of Ireland but hopes for it someday. I'd liken the situation on a different scale to Australia becoming a Republic but having to hand over Tasmania to the British as compensation. She also couldn't understand why we still have ...
... Now I can pretend I am Hamlet or something.
We backtrack to the entrance and begin the climb up to the famous blarney stone. The castle is ruin, so it is not like Kilkenny Castle with old furnishing and art. Some of the rooms are still intact, so you can use your imagination to picture say the kitchen which I still do not understand why it was where it was. I think it would have been difficult to get supplies to that area. To get to ...
... they are heavy and not something we want to drag with us.
We left Kinslay house early in the morning and walked to the bus station. We chose the 8:30 am bus to allow us some extra time in Cork. I took a gravol again before the 3 hour ride, so I slept the entire time. Worked out great for me because Nick used his time to plan out the next few days. Very helpful, I always like to have a plan.
... a charity or a concern that you feel needs some support from time to time. It doesn't have to be anything big or mad but it all counts. Let me know if you have an idea for something and you need a wingman to tag along.
Thanks for supporting Alistair and I on our adventure and for helping us achieve €12,000.00.
To those we have lost and for the hope that we will one day find a cure to beat cancer.