The Hydro Hotel
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... s most high profile tourist spots at its uncrowded best. And the Cliffs were most certainly at their best. Dizzyingly high, the striations in the rock shone different colours in the sun. The sea sparked a dozen different shades of blue, and the waves that so scared the local boat fleet pounded the base of the Cliff so hard you could hear booms.
I walked out to what I'd been told was the best, if not entirely encouraged, viewing site. By heading ...
“We don’t have a car.” I said. “Is it too far to walk?”
“Yeah, you wouldn’t want to walk it. That would probably take forty five minutes or so. But rent a bike. It would be really quick on a bike.”
“Oh, ok. We can rent one at the hostel.” I told Ashley. When we got back the hostel manager got us set up and we took off up the hill. The bikes were older, and ...
... from our full on day. We grab fish n chips, stop at the pub next to the hostel for a wee drink then head for bed. Tomorrow we are going to Inis Mor Island. However, we have had a huge debate about how to get there. Either we take a 2 hour drive to Ross a Milh to get a 40 minute ferry or take a 15 minute drive to Doolin for an hour and a half ferry......judging by Paris' seasickness the other day I'm thinking it's probably going to be the ...
... a Beamish, 1.5 euros for a bottle of Karpacki (gross).
As suspected sleeping was interesting. I am so glad we had the room to ourselves. With 9 ppl in beds and two on camper beds it was a full room and took about an additional hour to get to sleep b/c its near impossible to not talk. Also, even though there were quiet hours you could hear when other ppl got back to the hostel (not so quiet)---not a fan of the French.
... what I've really appreciated here in Ireland.
- I can pet multiple horses on my walk to and from college.
- There are palm trees… yes palm trees.
- Time is more relaxed. Example: courses actually start 10 minutes after scheduled time
- You can talk to someone of any age or gender in a bar and it doesn’t have to mean anything ...