Travel Blogs from Lahinch
... 8217; provided us with our accommodation and this is truly a lovely, welcoming place to stay. Del had the best intentions of walking the golf course with Steve, but, in the car park had an abrupt change of mind and instead decided to go back to the hotel and enjoy the open fireplace! (What a strange decision for her to make!)
Now in all the years Steve has played golf and in all the years Del has known him, it has been unheard of for Steve to not finish a golf game. Well ...
... placed on the environment there, though. I guess they're really interested in the erosion of the cliffs and the marine life nearby and stuff, because when we went in the visitor centre, everything was all natury.
Then we did a nice coastal drive around Galway Bay. We ended up going through an area that was called the Burren. I'm sure my geologist friends could tell me how it was formed ...
... been known to go for hours without saying anything at all. We're pretty sure other people think we've just got into a fight and are giving each other the silent treatment. Conversations that we do have have rapidly fallen from their usual absurdity to the downright ridiculous. To those of you who know us, this is troubling. We have had serious discussions about Gap Monsters lurking under the train platforms, we've made up stories about the Hedgehog of Doom (real spine ...
... there around 3pm, all the TVs were off and the place was quite crowded. Turns out that a local woman (89 year old fiddler named Marry Ellen) had died and this was the after funeral gathering. We respectfully ordered some pints and settled in. They were wrapping up, so just over an hour later, the barman turned on the telly and we got the end of the Tour. Little did we know this this ...
... and pushed one of them over the edge.
On top of one of the cliffs is a small tower called O'Briens Tower which we walked over to check out before heading into the visitors center. I had taken so many pictures up there that my fingers literally had lost most of their fine tuned dexterity due to the cold. We stayed inside long enough to warm up and then set out to bike back. This time the ride was all downhill with the wind at our backs, and not one drop of rain.
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