Ross Lake House Hotel
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... I expected something modern but it was built in an old Spanish style and was very large. Edie looked for the holy water went she went in but couldn't find it anywhere. Whether we missed it or it wasn't there I don't know, but I did find a whole container of it by the gift shop. We are staying on Galway Bay in a suburb called Salthill. The hotel is large and very comfortable. CIE must be valued clients ...
... up being absolutely amazing. Now I really want to spend a few days on the island one day. They have bicycles one can hire and 2 hostels and B&Bs so that should definitely be doable. The people here have really impressed me with their friendliness and the beauty of the island is amazing. If I ever need some time out, I’d definitely consider coming here and chill out.
Oh and did I mention we saw seals? ;) Apparently the westcoast of the island is their home all year around. ...
Got another solid 8 hours of sleep—first time I can ever remember doing it on the second night of jetlag recovery—breakfasted, & got on the road to the Connemara at about 9:30. I took the first shift of driving and got my head back into driving on the left fairly quickly, maybe as a result of watching Michael do it all of the previous day. It was heavily overcast and intermittently raining, a condition that would go on all day with a couple ...
... to be eating good American food.
Our final day was spent touring Blarney Castle and driving back to Dublin. Blarney Castle was fun, but perhaps a bit too touristy and crowded. Of course I did the deed - leaning backwards from the tower to kiss the famous Blarney Stone so as to hopefully be granted the gift of the gab (the gift of eloquent speach) for seven years. It’s a shame I’m done at UvA, where I had to give presentations in class a lot. I really could ...
... more weekend to go back and try one of his tasty treats. Doughnut destiny? We think so.
- Tunes in the Church – traditional Irish music played in a beautiful old church.
- Omniplex Cinema – Movie theatre just down the street from our B&B. We had to go. Twice.
- Some cool places to eat: Fat Freddy’s for pizza, Da Tang Chinese Noodle House for in-house made noodles, ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking