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... Burren, was the Poulnabrone Dolmen. It was way more exciting than it sounds. It is a portal tomb from the stone age. It is dated prior to the pyramids.The tomb is comprised of a large stone slab resting on two vertical side stones. This dolmen is set on top of a cairn that contained roughly 30 buried people of various ages. This monument stood out in the topical barrenness of the Burren.
Another gem that we found in the Burren was the Burren ...
... to go clockwise since you don't want to get stuck behind a tour bus for miles and miles. It was good advice, other than having to squeeze by buses coming the opposite way on narrow roads at times.
That drive took up almost the whole day, and we spent the night in Dingle. It's a small city on the Dingle Peninsula that was a fun place to stay at. A lot of the bars have live traditional Irish music at night, and a ...
... lived there until someone from the states offered him land in...you guessed it, OHIO. I suppose in a lot of ways the middle of Ireland reminded me of rural parts of Ohio--those sites when I'm riding/driving north on rt. 77 after just passing Marietta, and all I really see are farmlands and the occasional city. (In Ireland's case, the occasional city with the mandatory pub.)
After leaving Moneygall we headed to Galway where ...
... chest and morning wood poking out of the ocean. Basically the story goes that Finn Mac was a good ruler of Ireland, fair and just. One day this other giant came along wanting to claim Ireland, mean guy he was too., so Finn Mac told him to fek off. Unfortunately this other giant had a larger army than Finn and it was all that he and his army could do not to get creamed. During the fighting Finn took a bit of leave from the battlefield to clear his head, to try ...
... First stop is about an hours drive to Roundstone, a very pretty village with a lovely harbour. Alan and Steve (our toy meerkats) feature in a lot of photos, we even sat them in the back of the car with their seatbelt on...I think we must be mad! Next we go to Clifden. An interesting busy town with not one but two churches! Total bonus. We check them both out, go to the supermarket to get some cheap 'backpacker' ...
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