Travel Blogs from Ballina
... the film.
Next was a 2 hr. Bus ride through the Conamarra mountains. They reminded us of home. Arrived at Westport at 5pm..dinner at 7, in bed by 10. Tomorrow out at 8, heading for Derry in Northern Ireland.
Happy Monday..to all my friends at Axalta..I keep dreaming about work...I guess that means I miss you all very much. BE SAFE
Love Jean and Dave
... called Carrowmore, which is one of the oldest Stone Age burial grounds in Ireland, older even than Newgrange. For such an important archeological site, I expected it to be thronging with crowds. Nope, it was deserted. And it was very impressive -- several mounds and dolmens spread across two (still active) sheep paddocks. Some of the site is on private land, although curated by the government due to its importance. It's a little out of the way, and took quite a bit to find, but ...
... abbey that refused to die 4) cycled from Achill Island to Westport (42kms) with lunch in Newport at the pub with a broken dishwasher 5) found a wonderful Irish beach, Croagh Patrick, and the Doolough Valley. 6) saw Westport House and not so much of a garden .... & 7) The Heat ... we are off to the movies for 9pm ...
... in a nearby tent, who swore and screamed until 2am. In classic passive-aggressive fashion, we spent the time plotting revenge - like taking some of their more strategic tent pegs... When we woke at 5am to take the bus, our passions had cooled and we heard what sounded like vomiting from inside their tent, so left it.
Bus to Dublin ...
... dangerous man.
Nodding eagerly and embracing this knowledge, we backed slowly upstairs into our appointed room. It was deliciously comfortable, and we did not emerge again that night, save to purchase some simple food. I used my binoculars to watch the tinker encampment (nothing going on there) while Megs watched Jeremy Kyle (like a UK Jerry Springer).
We slept like ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center