Woodview Guest House

Coolcronan, Foxford, County Mayo, Western Ireland, Ireland | Hotel
 

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Episode 8

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

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... L stood there gulping in big breaths of the lovely scent, bit like a beached guppy gasping for breath she was, quite embarrassing to a stuffed toy.

A couple more religious complexes I have added to my pilgrimage: I even got my photo taken with a likewise soul, the statue of a pilgrim from early Christian times. I am learning a lot about the lives of these hardworking Christian monks that seem to choose a site then set about building a ...

Something about a Quiet Man

A travel blog entry by sbbwebsters

12

... had. We (my sister and my mom) swam at about 7:30 in the morning, and we swam once at night with Lynn too. Mom said that we were probably going to sink to the bottom of the pool cause of all the food we have been eating ( and the gelato ), but surprisingly I didn't. Only I did seem to be best at doggy paddling at the moment. I would zoom down the lane! We swam laps for a good while, and raced some, then to the hot tubs for ...

Episode 5

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

33

... of pottery in places and decided that it was made here in the castle kiln, and they identified what area must have been used as a sunroom by the ladies because of the pieces of board games and other incidentals that only the women of those times used.

After quite an interesting tour we exited under the portcullis and through those great oak doors, the same way as we had entered. Fortunately no-one is above anymore to pour boiling water or hot coals ...

Episode 4

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

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... The views from some of the higher points are wonderful. From one lookout over cliffs we could see nesting Fulmars, I did read somewhere that these are the smallest of the albatross family but our book says they belong to the Shearwater family. Perhaps albatross do too.

From the small town of Portmagee we crossed onto Valentia Island where we walked out to Bray’s tower on high cliffs overlooking the sea. The tower isn’t much but the view ...

A day of contrasts

A travel blog entry by janet_and_ron

3

We completed our first stay in an Irish B&B - very different to the only other B&B we've ever stayed in, the Belvedere in Winton. The Irish B&Bs seem almost like a motel. We had our own bathroom and a basic bedroom. It felt a bit odd to be locking the bedroom door, but as we were given a key, we did. The outside door of the house remained unlocked, but we had a key to the internal door (just like Coro). The ...

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