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... the year you cut it down. The driver said he knew a man that cut one down and he died that same year, and was young and healthy! Im not really superstitious.. but dang. I wouldn't cut one down. Besides, who would want to cut down a fairies home? haha. At one point they were trying to build a road here in Ireland and the workers, and everybody else refused to cut down the tree in the way. The government spent over 8 million rerouting the ...
... 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 ...
... we made it to the Aran View Hotel without once getting lost. A major feat for anyone traveling in rural Ireland, I think! The hotel was actually quite nice, and we could hear the wind whipping outside so we were so glad to stay in a building with its own bar and restaurant. The check-in lady turned out to also be our bartender and responsible for most things in the hotel but she told us she draws the line at cooking. A nice cozy stay over ...
... to open, we did have a nice walk through Eyre Square. There were a few tents in the square protesting taxes. Felt like home.
Our next Blog entry, same day, speaks to the weather today (glorious) and our trip out to the Burren and Cliffs of Moher.
Other places to stay in Lisdoonvarna
Lisdoonvarna | Hotelfrom $52
Main Street, Lisdoonvarna | 4 star hotelfrom $159
Hydro Hotel, Lisdoonvarna | 1 star hotelfrom $107
Main Street, Lisdoonvarna | 2 star hotelfrom $67
Main Street, Lisdoonvarna | 2 star hotelfrom $77
Bog Road, Lisdoonvarna | Hotelfrom $86