Cliff House Hotel
Travel Blogs from Ardmore
... So we stayed in for most of the day, finally going out for dinner in the evening when the rain settled down and then into downtown Killarney to hear some live traditional Irish music one last time. It wasn't a late night out but was quite enjoyable.
Today we headed off to Ardmore. If any of you are Nora Roberts fans, this is the town that her Irish Gallagher's Pub trilogy (Jewels Of the Sun, Tears of the ...
... town is no more than a main street with a few sparsely inhabited residential streets. I made it just in time for dinner. I indulged myself because, after all, I'm on vacation- and went to White Horses Restaurant. It was excellent and well worth the euros. After dinner I decided to walk off my prawns and lemon cheesecake (yeah that's right) and took the attached pic. The plan is to do a little touring, at my leisure, but overall just relax for the weekend before getting back on the ...
... life. We left as 11 strangers and came back as 11 friends. The house we stayed in was in a remote area right on the beach. We got to walk along the cliffs, check out the Holy well, bounce around in the bog, and visit an old cemetery. Also, it got me out of the city and away from everyone, which allowed me to think and reflect about who I am. If this sounds lame to you then clearly you need to go on one and see for yourself.
Sunday: Had to say goodbye to my little patch of ...
... a while and hearing that she may be sold for scrap I decided to try and turn the motor over one more time. Yay she started, not well but better news.
So decision made to run me to take me to show me where the garage was, invited me in for a cup of tea and a chat with a guy who may be interested in buying her.. sad but YAY. Then they dropped me off at the house where Leon was still hunkered down by the ...
... scary! Then we walked up a steep set of stairs to the top of the castle. (My Auntie Barbara and Mom would have been terrified!) I tried doing some research on the background of "kissing the blarney stone"...but there are so many stories! Personally, I think it is silly, but since I am being the ultimate tourist, I had to go thru with it :) After a cold day of walking around Blarney we all went to ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service