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... a boarding school. I'm hoping they were nice nuns, not the mean ones you hear about from that era. The school ran until 2010 but closed due to falling enrolments and rising maintenance costs. Now days its a tourist attraction but the nuns are still there. They make candles and soaps for the gift shop. After the abbey I made my way back to Galway with only one wrong turn along the way....but this time I only went ten minutes the wrong ...
... joined the locals lapping up the sun. The park was full of people sitting in circles large and small. Some brought their dogs, some brought their guitars and some brought both!
There was a group of people, not too far from where we were sitting, who had strung a tightrope, about 8 metres long, from one tree to the next and were practicing their balancing skills. We decided to go over for a chat and see if we could have a go. Tightroping is way harder than it looks! ...
... good but we had to see it for ourselves. I was overwhelmed from just being in the city centre for the holiday weekend. By the time Monday morning came, I was very anxious about the crowds. Never go to a parade with me because I can’t hold my spot. This 10 year old girl completely took over my front row standing space for the parade. It was a packed crowd and we stood there for several hours to save a good spot. The best part of the parade were ...
... that be! Supposedly, they are Ireland’s top tourist attraction. We had plenty of time to thoroughly explore the whole area before getting back onto the b us – all looking a little wind-blown. And of all days.. I forgot to put my brush in my bag. I am sure I looked like a deranged hedgehog for the remainder of the day but.. hey.. I didn’t have to look at me!!
As it was now 2.45, our lunch stop was well overdue but you can ...
... symbol drinking games till late. Isaac was slapping his legs so hard in the game that he ended up with bruises on them the next day! Deciding that we wanted to hit a nightclub we left at one and paid 10 euro for a club. We got stitched up however as when the lights came on at 2am it was a bit of a waste of time!
Our fourth day on tour was to be spent in the Aran Islands off Galway. It was an hour bus ride to the port, and another hour before we were ...