Fota Island Resort
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... the official name of the country of Great Britain is "The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland". For now, we're in the Republic of Ireland, which has no ties to the English other than it was occupied and ruled by the English for 750 years. After a brief stroll through the town of Kinsale (adorable!), we are back on the ship. Tonight we sail for ...
... of the hidden flat screen TV and antiques older than the mansion. We heard the history of both the family and the estate from the tour guide. It was till pouring rain when we left Blarney for a drive through tour of Cork city on our way to Kinsale for lunch. No one on the bus wanted to get out for the “stunning views” at Charlesfort. We had fish & chips for lunch in Kinsale and then spent the rest of the time we were ...
... lunch, haha. We sat in the park for awhile and people watched, because it was quite entertaining. On the path we passed a cricket country club, so we stopped in and watched a scrimmage. It wasn't too entertaining to watch, because I have no idea what the rules are and it's similar to baseball, but slower. I get bored watching baseball because it's such a long game, much less a game that's similar and lasts ...
... to the younger generation as it just didn’t keep up with the current trends.
We then stayed in the show lounge to watch Maiko Mori, the Japanese classical pianist. I didn’t know any of the tunes, but it was nice and relaxing listening to her play anyway.
As ever, we ended the evening by going along to the syndicate quiz where we were joined by ...
... meals for people in the Granery (the house I stayed in) and the KCAT flat (top floor of a three story building used by Camphill and the others used by KCAT). In the Workhouse garden I helped move pigs, helped clean the barn and made apple juice by using manual work (no electrical tools but with the help of two other people). At night within the house at the Workhouse there were two singing sessions in preparation for a Christmas play they are going to put on. In the ...