Mount Falcon Estate
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... the photo. The stop was to visit the Falconry School at the castle. It was so very interesting learning about the different species from Keelan, our guide and vet student. Harris hawks can go 40 miles an hour, falcons can go 240 miles per hour. It really is amazing. She showed us what they do every day with the hawks and falcons to work and hunt with them to keep them fed and nourished. Each of us then got to ...
... away but it would keep an eye out for that glove (glove equals food). The trainer would put a morsel of tasty something or other into the glove between the thumb and first finger. With your arm stretched out, the bird would swoop down and land on the glove and gobble up the tasty morsel. The person wearing the glove would then move their arm forward, which was a signal for the bird to fly away. The process was repeated as we walked around ...
Pronounced Bal-lin-naw was an interesting stop. Unfortunately Joe will only remember the 40 pound parking ticket.
There were boxes to obtain paid parking, but not on the block we were on. So we didn't put one on our dash. After we went to one exhibit and had lunch we came back to a ticket. The City offices were just across the ...
... the whole place. In no way is that an exaggeration.
Eventually we hopped in the car with Jenny, Ben, and Victoria. We chatted for a bit, said our goodbyes and got dropped off outside of Carlow. At 11:20, we began the hitchhike across Ireland. And at 11:46, we got picked up!
From Carlow, to Portlaoise, to some small town, to Athlone, to Roscommon, to Castlerea, to Ballyma, to Knock, ...
... exchange open on Saturday afternoon. Then, although I was running a bit late, I popped into Dublin's only metaphysical shop, The Black Rabbit, (where they sell my book), only to find that they are closing next week! (Look for them online for awhile.) Rachel, the proprietor, is a dear and I was so glad I didn't wait until the end of my trip to check in on her. By then I really had to hustle if I were to meet up with friends in ...