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- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Non-smoking hotel
- High-speed internet in room
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... Ireland's past. We climbed throughout the castle and Dayna kissed the Blarney Stone, with automated pictures taken of course (pick them up at the visitor's center). I took free pictures and passed on kissing the stone. More Blarney and a case of lip fungus I don't need from kissing a dirty old stone. But the view from the top of the castle (unless you are hanging upside down kissing a rock) ...
... In order to be able to actually kiss the stone you have to climb the narrow winding castle staircase then lean backwards over the edge. Now there is an assistant and iron guide rails, but back in the day people were hung by their ankles over the edge. I think I would have passed if I had to dangle by my ankles upside down. I did get to kiss it today, fingers crossed for no communicable diseases.
The next stop ...
... need to pick up the pace for this 30 minute walk to the city. So we waited for the next bus which was in 45 minutes, but it wasn't too bad waiting. We then saw our friends Lauren and Michelle and they were also going so we decided to all go together. We get there and still had an hour before the next tour. We went into this little cafe for coffee and ended up getting chocolate cake also. We are obsessed with our chocolate cake. It was so ...
... the castle. For instance, the kitchen was about half way up this circular staircase. I'd be calling for 'take-out' instead of navigating those stairs every day. Once at the top, there's the Blarney Stone, and two or three workers..one taking pictures another helping you as you sit at floor level, scoot back, lean back, hold these bars over your head and hang your head as you stretch to kiss the ...
The road twisted and wound around the coast with one minute views of mountains and the next minute of the coastline. Very scenic like travelling the Great Ocean Road.
We came across an interesting sculpture in Cahirsiveen depicting four monks in a sickle boat sailing to a monastery off the Irish coast. Naturally we had to stop for a photo along with many others.
From here we continued along the coast, ...