Travel Blogs from Waterford
Last night was very fun! We made our way to a Gay club called Georgia's and it was quite the experience. Some people commented our hair color and some were even amazed that Jessica and I were partying with our dads and that they were so open about it. The dance floor was fun while we were up there and Jessica even had a guy buy her a drink. This …
One of Ireland's most important sites, Glendalough was founded by St Kevin in the 6th century. Although he preferred the life of a hermit, retreating to the cave above the Upper Lake known as St Kevin's Bed, his reputation as a holy man grew and he attracted many followers and Glendalough became a pilgrimage site for centuries afterwards. The ruins of Glendalough, meaning the "valley of the two lakes" are spread along 2 miles of a ...
... run. Cushendale Woolen Mills are a genuine traditional family run Irish mill (similar to Avoca) which produces colorful fabrics in mohair, Irish wool, lambs wool, and cotton chenille. We met their puppy, Pip, by the door who gave us a full tour of the factory and machinery, and let us pet the blankets AND Pip ...
... to us! Beautiful day and a beautiful walk! New fact of the day, the word stud comes from these stud farms where stallions are taken to breed! The famous Tetrarch had over 130 progeny, 80 of which won impressive races! Welcome to horse lovers galore! Quick stop into town for a quick passionfruit white chocolate truffle at The Truffle Fairy, an award winning truffle shop which Emma sent me truffles from for ...
... catching crabs and throwing them back.
Through gently rolling farmland and on to Waterford, another Viking city with many walls still visible. We did a walking tour as an option but the guide was terrible. The complementary drink in the oldest pub in Ireland was great. Part of the lounge contains one of the original Viking walls.
On to Dublin tomorrow. No wifi tonight even tho I have paid for it ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center