Rathea School House
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... hills, especially on the south side of the peninsula. Took the road through valley's home instead of going back over Moll's Gap and it was a much quicker route with a great road. Today would have to be right up there in terms of favourites in Ireland! Topped it off with a magnificent steak for dinner. It has been very calm today so we are hopeful for the Skelligs tomorrow. The Beara is under the influence of warm jet streams and so the weather was more mild there ...
... Jessica and I were taking a nice long walk on the beach. We were amazed at the Irish kids who were swimming and playing on the beach while we were walking along totally bundled up! We decided to have dinner that night at the Beaufort Bar. There was a tour bus parked out in front when we arrived and we walked into the bar restaurant area it was absolutely full of elderly tourists enjoying a performance of the song Beauty and the Beast, and the singer sounded just like Angela Landsbury ...
... grounds. Now, I pulled up - and hopped out ... Thinking I didn't need my coat!!! Big mistake!! The castle sits on a lake - so 1/2 way around the wind just whips around!!!! By the time I got to the car ... My fingers were almost purple!!! Blasting the heat - I drive into town for dinner. Killarney is super cute ... And I love it. It's the only place this trip where I could see myself living. ...
... well. They seemed to have taken a liking in me and kept winking and smiling at me whenever we crossed path (I am actually beginning to suspect that I may have a sort of 'grandchild' look that makes old people fuss... sheesh). At lunch they invited me to their table and since Julia went to the toilet I kept looking behind to wave her over once she was done. The woman (I keep forgetting to ask people's names...) asked me if I was looking for the Swiss girl which left ...
... have been like the 12th time that's happened to us on this trip).
Got a few winks of sleep on the way to Belfast then had to sadly say goodbye to Anna. She's been the perfect travel buddy, but sadly she's off to explore Eastern Europe.
So that was Ireland.
Liz and I love this place. The people are friendly (although totally incomprehensible), the scenery is amazing and the culture is the envy of the world. Add Ireland to the "I could live here" list ...
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