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A big drive - good thing we had locally smoked salmon and scrambled egg for breakfast! We then retraced our steps to the Cliffs of Moher, and on to Killimer, where we took the car ferry across to Talbert, across the mouth of the Shanon River. On to Tralee, then down through Castlemaine (the home of the Wild Colonial Boy), Milltown and Killorglin, …
Today's weather started pretty good but did not last. This turned out to be very unfortunate, as the best part of the day was spent touring the Ring of Kerry- Ireland's version of the Cabot Trail. Much of the fog limited our viewing some spectacular scenery. All was not lost as it did clear for the last half hour of the five hour tour. We did pass …
We had our usual B&B breakfast.
Through the Ballaghbeama Gap with some of the most spectacular scenery G has found in her seven trips 'round Ireland. Somewhere along here we visited Shronahiree Burial Ground.
In Killarney we fed the ducks and one swan at Ross Castle and enjoyed watching the wee 'uns interact with the ducks.
St. Mary's Cathedral ...
After breakfast we settled up with our hostess and headed down to the waterfront.
First we visited the Titanic exhibition where our boarding passes held the name of an actual passenger. At the end we found whether we survived or perished...G & E survived but D didn't make it. The survivors were given information about our lives post-Titanic. The exhibition is very well done.
The Queensland Story is also very good and tells of emigration via Cobh over the centuries. ...
... isn't high travel season yet. So I grabbed my bag and started my search for a bed.
I had a list of places I had researched at home that I would use to see if there were any rooms available. The first place I went said they had vacancies on their sign, but no one answered the bell. The second place on the list had said it was a 15 minute walk out of town. That's a lie. Unless when they say walk they mean jog. I turned back to town after walking towards it ...
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