The Twelve Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
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- Free High-Speed Internet
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So the thing about Ireland is that it consists of beautiful green countryside, sheep and cows, and lots of local history at every ruined castle and monetary. The problem with touring here, however, is the repetition. The last few days have been a fantastic reunion with family, but as for the sights, they are honestly a bit disappointing. Here is …
... has been farmed by the same family for 200 years.
When entering the original farmhouse building, the first thing that greets you is the wonderful scent of freshly baked scones. Sure enough, the tables have been laid and we are all invited to sit down for tea, scones hot from the oven, made by the farmer's wife, strawberry rhubarb jam, ...
... will) I will stay at Kinlay Hostel again, no doubt. I don't think any other hostel could top that. We get lots of free stuff, like bottles of water, some sweets, apples, a rather rich breakfrast, spacious room. It is also very clean and the staff is incredibly nice. The coffee for 2 euros is amazing as well!
In the afternoon I was walking around Galway for a bit and found it to be a very atmospheric little town. There are musicians everywhere - ...
... boys all broke out into some Irish chant giving some hoots and hollars along with it. It was actually quite funny to watch, but then they continued to inhale alcohol, and things started to go down hill. I will save you some of the details, but I can tell you that it ended with a bunch of the boys being kicked out of their rooms by hostel security at 3 in the morning. Aww to be young again. The next night was a lot more quiet.
I'm back at the request of my fans -- well, one of them anyway.
I was too tired to write a blog yesterday as by the time we had dinner it was becoming quite late. Right now my tour director (She who must be obeyed -- as Rumpole would say) is planning tomorrow's adventure. So to catch you up on where we have been and what we have seen, here goes:
Yesterday we left Westport Quay and travelled south to Barna (just ten minutes west ...