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Sunday Lars had a birthday party to attend for a classmate, which worked out well since we weren't all the way up in Galway. After we got home, we had a little time to settle before dropping him off at his friend's house. The house was just outside of Kinsale toward the coast, so after we dropped him off we kept going to the end of the land. Old Head is ...
Walking to the fort we somehow missed the level shoreline walkway, finding instead what they call “Heartbreak Hill”. After some huffing and puffing, we arrive at Charles Fort where we are greeted by another gregarious, knowledgeable guide. Built in the 1600s, this fort was then a state-of-the-art design because of its “star” shape. Large cannons and ...
By the way, one of the horses living (temporarily) in the field gave birth to the cutest foal ever. I had to share that information with you as well as a picture of the young horse. :)
I still have only two weeks to spend in that green country. During these two weeks, I will go to Dublin for a weekend. I also want to try surfing in Clonakilty Bay. For the rest of the time, I will work and enjoy my last days in ...
... if we weren't on a budget!
And off to Dingle we go!
P.S. "Hold your face" came from out natural instinct and/or fearful response when any truck, tractor, tour bus, van, or any other moving vehicle appeared around the corner towards us while driving. Somehow, no matter how long you drive you never actually get comfortable when you don't have a shoulder to rely on.
... a café called the Lemon Leaf Café and had an awesome time journaling , reading and chatting with the locals. I had learned about the walking tour in a few travel books and heard nothing but good things about it. Dan was full of facts about Kinsale and there really is too much to detail in this blog. I strongly suggest googling it to learn all about it. It was so interesting to learn what life was like in the 1300s and to see the walls and buildings of the city ...
Other places to stay in Kinsale
Rathmore Road, Kinsale | 4 star hotelfrom $107
- Delighted Wedding Guest
- Lovely location, problems with dinner reservations
World's End, Kinsale | 4 star hotelfrom $128
- Still Excellent
- Very Welcoming
- Very Good
Pier Road, Kinsale | 4 star hotelfrom $131
- Very Disappointing
- Clean, comfortable rooms
- Felt like we'd been ripped off
3/4 Pearse Street, Kinsale | 3 star hotelfrom $95
- Perfect place in Kinsale
- Great Hotel
- Wonderful Hotel
11 Pearse Street, Kinsale | Hotelfrom $96
- The Old Bank House- a gem!!
- Nice B&B, Get a room in back or plan on hearing the road!
- Loved the Old Bank Hotel
Lower O'Connell St., Kinsale | 2 star hotelfrom $142
Pearse Street and The Glen, Kinsale | Hotelfrom $155