The Spanish Arch Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Spanish Arch Hotel Galway
All right. No ac and terrible wifi
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Boy oh boy does 500 come early regardless what country or your time zone. As we were walking like zombies down to our tour bus, Dublin was dead and we said good bye (for now). Dublin is a very different city because you have the Irish but you also have a lot of tourists. I'm pretending we are locals since we live over here for now! Anyways, we …
... is smaller than Dublin, it has more of the small town feel. It is located on the Atlantic Ocean.
We got a chance to drop our things off at the hostel, and then we headed on a little walking tour of Galway. We got to go into St. Nicholas Cathedral. It was AMAZINGLY BEAUTIFUL! There were so many stain glass windows, and statues. All of the stations of the cross were being stone figures on the wall.
After that we walked by the River Corrib, and seen ...
... try to guess.... more cousins! This time we visited someone new. They were John and Margaret, which my mom has never met in person. She has only talked to them over the phone, and he wrote a book for my grandma for her birthday. He showed us many books of his, and told us about all of the history of our family. After a while, I felt as tired as ever, and we sat down for tea. At home, tea is just a cup of tea. Here tea is a cup of tea, and all kinds of ...
... for some desperately needed sleep.
Happily slumbering, I was woken by the suddenness of the same girl snuggling in behind me as big spoon to my little spoon, and laughing to the others at about 100 decibels. Just as I grasped what was happening to me, she proceeded to wrap her arms around me and reach for various zones at which point I recoiled and tried to get her out of bed. Mercifully her younger friends came to my rescue and put her in her ...
... also able to visit the most recently built stone cathedral in the world. At night, while sitting outside of a sweets shop eating crepes, I witnessed a zombie walk. A bunch of people from the down dressed up as zombies and walked the streets of the city, which was very entertaining.
I had a very fun weekend and was able to see a lot of Ireland. I even managed to visit the ancestral home of Barrack Obama in Moneygall!