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... about it! Ha ha. I kid
but the guy who’s job it is to hold people while they lean down and kiss it
will be gabbing on about the man handling he got to do that’s for sure. We
tried to get a sneaky photo ourselves but ended having to pay for the one of
Briony as she had some things getting in the way…..
A quick lunch of vegemite and cheese on
rolls and the tour moves on to Killarney, a nice little town, which is our bed
stop for the ...
... our final three nights, where we splurged on some fancy accommodation in a nice hotel not far from O'Connell street in the city centre. Went to a live music show that night, in an old church with about 25 people in the audience, the main show was two sisters from a place not far from Galway playing the fiddle, and they were excellent. Even had a bloke get up and do some tap dancing whilst they played, very good time had by all. Did the obligatory bus ...
... to decipher what the hell everyone was saying. I did notice that people do speak as if they are telling you a story when they drink it really is funny when they are trying to tell you such a basic thing as if it is the most amazing story ever! Definitely a fun and interesting night out! I will admit I will have to go back to Birr soon even in the dark the architecture and the castles and churches were just amazing. I will want some photos ...
... side to a place called O'Briens Tower. A former Lord and MP had built the tower in the 1870s as a viewing platform and basically got the whole Cliffs Of Moher tourist thing going. Took heaps of photos. It is such a raw, wild beautiful sight. The sea is very quiet today, but must be spectacular when there is a big swell running. We walked around to the other side to look back at the Tower and wind just stopped. It was the most amazing thing. Over about 4-5 paces you go from full on gale ...
Woke up to a lovely sunny morning with a view over the fields out to the sea. We had the best nights sleep in the amazing super king size bed. So comfortable and really quiet. Enjoyed a full Irish breakfast (minus the black pudding) cooked freshly by Angela. After visiting the Craft Market and the Charlie Chaplin statue we bid farewell to Waterville heading north east. The scenery was totally different in the sunshine, absolutely breathtaking, ...