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County Limerick is a mostly inland area south of the Shannon
River which drains much of Ireland. The area doesn’t have as much of the
dramatic scenery and famous sights as the other western counties in Ireland.
The country’s geography is a little odd in the sense that most of its mountain
ranges are near its coasts while most of the interior is low lying land drained
by the biggest river and lots of lakes and bogs.
... The pub was great, but it was like a sauna in there and eventually we left to get some dinner. To the chagrin of the Belgians with me I insisted on Subway, and afterwards we stopped for a few drinks at 'The Outback', a blues cafe with a smiling mural of Ray Charles, Jr. by the bar. Back to the Subway thing...it's one of my favorite restaurants, and it doesn't get respect over here in Europe. Another 'foodie' item of interest, my ...
... s Castle wasn't a far walk. The museum leading up to the castle was one of the most interactive and fun museums I have been in. (refer to the pictures of me dressed up as a knight!) Along with being fun, it retold the history of the castle, including the siege that took place in 1642. We were then able to walk around the castle itself, which was just as fun and interesting.
After the castle, we walked across town to a ...
... wikipedia.org/wiki/Poulnabro ne_dolmen). We saw many decrepid houses that Tony told us were Famine Houses dating back to the times of the Great Famine in Ireland (http://indigo.ie/~wildgees/famine.htm) , and we saw Maire Rua Castle in the Burren(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lea maneh_Castle).
Overall, this trip brought out my inner history nerd and a new passion for landscapes. I hope you enjoy the ...
... of soup and damper, spare ribs, chicken & veggies and strawberry cake. I thought I'd be brave and try the ribs.... Delicious! It was all amazing. The best dinner we've had yet. It was made more fun by having to eat with fingers and only a 'dagger' (steak knife). It was so enjoyable.
This has been my favourite night so far I think. I felt very content.
Shower, cuppa tea and some choccy as we wound down with Grand Designs.
A good day after ...