White's King Thomond
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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 ...
Its been awhile since I have gotten on here, but I have been exploring this beautiful country and have been quite busy!
On Thursday, I got to go explore Trinity College, Guinness Brewery, Old Jameson Distillery, and Phoenix Park. Guinness was cool, I loved the huge pint glass that is built within the factory, and I found it very impressive that Arthur Guinness had 21 children, they said Guinness does the body good! I still have not acquired a taste for ...
... 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' ...
... sights first hand.
The Burren is a rolling, rocky area on the West side of Ireland, in County Clare. The word Burren comes from the Irish word boirreann and actually means “rocky place”, a perfectly descriptive name, and which is probably why it reminded us so much of our northern Canadian home. On our way through the Burren we made a stop at a family farm where we were led up the “mountain” by our guide, John. Not ...
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