Travel Blogs from Ballina
... guy, and Music Festival Going Businessman. With some ice cream along the way, some badass signs, loads of smiles, laughs, and waves from the Irish, and nine extremely helpful strangers, we found our way to Westport just in time for dinner at Cozy Joes.
After some stop n shops, grocery shopping, and wandering around, we winded down in the hostel. Tomorrow, we bike along the railway to Achill ...
... many similar items from the farm where she grew up at Gympie. Also there is something that resembles a good sized rock, it’s ‘bog butter’. A large piece of butter that somehow got dropped into the bog; It’s been there about 300 years and is very crumbly: It’s the biggest suck piece of butter yet found.
Another walled garden and this time it was full of roses in full bloom, the perfume from them enveloped us just as ...
Today we left our big hotel rooms and headed on the road to go to Westport, Ireland. We went to Cong. We went to quiet man's bridge, where a famous movie called The Quiet Man. We tooted around and had lunch. Then we finally arrived at our B and B and got set up. We headed to the town and went shopping for a little and had a nice dinner. We went into a pub owned by Matt Molley who plays flute in the band called The ...
... up to pushing pedals and manoeuvring levers. As for L she just couldn’t get the knack of it: Foyne for a few years from 1935 to 1946 was very important as the European base for trans Atlantic flights using flying boats. The Shannon estuary at this point is very sheltered and although it was only a temporary measure to use Foyne while they developed the area that later became Shannon airport, the base was never moved from here. The flying boats flew from here ...
... many cyclists out, some competing in races, some on day trips and several all loaded up, obviously touring. Then there were the walkers many of whom seemed to be in some sort of road race. Not forgetting the joggers, of course, they are everywhere in all weathers, mostly with the same pained expression on their faces.
L has included a photo of the rhododendrons. There are huge banks of them along the roadside in many places. They are very pretty, ...
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- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility