Smerwick Harbour Hotel
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... postcard views of cliffs, ocean, islands, and green land around every turn. We took a short hike up the rocks to the most Westerly point in Europe, and rested while our guide told us history and fables of the area. After the drive, we returned to town for dinner and another pub for traditional music. Music doesn't start in the pubs until 9 or 9:30, so tonight was another late night but fun. Today we had 10,100 steps for 4.2 miles, plus 3 hours of ...
... sand in the car. Who cares! It’s a rental.
- Actually leaving the house by 12:15 pm…a first!
- Road trip to the Dingle Peninsula and Inch Strand. Awesome beach, a great day of shell collecting, and some pretty fabulous weather. Again, so sorry to buck the stereotype ...
... French Canadian while in Ireland?! So, we finally take off. We stopped at many viewpoints along the way, and saw some beautiful countryside, ocean views, and vistas including the Blasket Islands. Now, we also saw some other islands in the distance to the south, off the ring of Kerry peninsula. Apparently right now, JJ Abrams and crew are on it filming part of the new Star Wars movie. It's a very craggy island with an ancient monastery on top. ...
... with people, and the boys climb down the ridge and onto the rocks right in front of the waterfall. The sounds of the water crashing over the rocks is like a melodious symphony.
After Muckross we proceed deeper into the park, stopping at Lady's View; so named for Queen Victoria's lady in waiting who remarked the view was "the prettiest in Ireland." It is indeed a magnificent view, but we don't think she saw the Dingle Peninsula. The lakes along the drive seem to alternate ...
... and artifacts some dating back to the Bronze Age. With over 2,000 archeological rains, the Dingle Peninsula is steeped in history. The most numerous of the remains are religious sites from the Early Christian period (AD 400-1200).
Highlights were the many beehive huts sprinkled throughout the countryside. We stopped at the Gallarus Oratory (@900-1000 AD), an exceptional example of a dry-stone ...