Travel Blogs from Portlaoise
... heading back into Kilkenny to explore for an hour. I went to Kilkenny Castle first. It was kinda cool. I was expecting more of a medieval feel since it claims to be a medieval town. However they are reconstructing it to look like it did in the 18th century. Not really medieval in my mind. It was worth a look all the same, I was just disappointed I couldn't take pictures inside. My favourite room was the picture gallery. I really enjoyed the painted arches that ...
... go 'in Hobart?'...
This guy? 'Hobart? Launceston?'
He knew more than Hobart!
He had to go very shortly after, but hehroo! I am known!
Then I went to the very end and sat reading my book for ages. If any of you get the chance to read Mao's Last Dancer, it is an amazing book!!!!!
On the way back to the civilised part of the beach, I saw a guy throwing one of ...
... and above all, more confident. That night I was ready to pass out, Lynn wanted to watch a movie. Maybe because we had been on edge, she got upset with me, and ended up on the couch. One of our rougher nights.
Monday, July 21
Got up super late. Probably had a big breakfast. I went out to finish mowing from last week, while Lynn caught up on some emails. We tried to spend most of the day relaxing, after Karl being home over the weekend, and ...
... who restored it with millions of pounds and a passion that is still apparent. To finish the whole thing off he handed it over to the Irish State in 1999. Not bad for a Pom.
The house has the most breathtaking domed rotunda room as you enter what looks like a fairly normal door. One of the best houses so far and our last use of the OPW card.
For those who will remember, the Office of ...
Finally, we are in hotels with internet access. I've got a couple of days to catch up and then we should be up to date sometime tomorrow evening when we land in Dublin.
Greetings All! We survived our trip to the Skellig Islands yesterday. It was a great day, until the end. More on that in a minute.
Today I thought we were scheduled for our kayak tour of the Lakes of Killarney. We got up early and ...