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Travel Blogs from Kenmare
... the National Park for a few hours. It may have rained, and we all may have frozen a little bit, but I think it was worth it. From where ever you were in Killarney, you could see the mountains, which were covered in snow. The park had some wild animals, some streams, and a castle at the end of our journey. Everything, to me, ...
... it was not so bad that we didn’t enjoy the scenery and the sheep. We reached the southern side of the Beara and headed east to Castletownbere where we stopped to find directions to a stone circle there.
The directions said to turn right at the Olde Bakery and follow the road for 3 miles keeping left until the road straightens out. Well, we drove and drove. Next time we will check the odometer first. We must have gone ...
Our plan for the day was to tour the Beara Peninsula. Kenmare is positioned perfectly, right at the corner of the Beara Peninsula and the more famous Ring of Kerry (another peninsula). It’s also 20 kilometers from Killarney National Park, so it was a perfect home base.
Since we were so tired, we decided to start the day by taking a short 5 minute walk to the Kenmare stone circle. It’s apparently the biggest in southwest Ireland. ...
... through so many little towns – including Clonakilty, Skibbereen, Bantry and Glengarriff.
We finally made it to Kenmare and just like we pictured, it is a very quaint small fishing village. Very colorful and is built around a triangle – just 3 main streets. Abbey Lodge is located a bit up the road from City Center and I think we could have done better for location – but it is nice and I like the ...
... Bay and the Ring of Kerry beyond. We unpacked and settled in before going into town for dinner.
Kenmare is known for its pricey restaurants, but we found good and somewhat affordable food at the Coachman's. We took adavantage (again) of the Early Bird offerings, and were quite happy. After dinner we came back to the b&b to unwind and read a bit.
John has done quite a bit of driving the past few days, most of it under stressful conditions, so he needs an early ...
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