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... groups, but sometimes its easier to just go with a small group who is on the same page as you. My page consists of getting up earlier, and seeing everything. I not only want to get my moneys worth for that day's trip, but I really want to understand the village that I am in and embrace the experience.
Surprisingly, my book failed to mention and stress how much there really is to do in Kilkenny. I almost wouldn't have minded spending two days there because that is how much ...
... Kilkenny hotel) checked in, got our bags and went to the rooms. I unpacked, finished sorting my pictures, got ready for the night – we were going to a karaoke bar after dinner and we were dressing up in green – the Irish color. However before the night activities we had an optional walking tour of Kilkenny.
The guide picked us up from the hotel, walked across the bridge, past the castle and into town. We walked around the old town, heard some history, ...
... 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 ...
... not take long at all and we ended up and a ramp into the water and we were the only car there. We were not sure we were in the right place after all the signs said to go in this direction. Soon enough another car pulled in behind us and it felt right. The boat came by and pulled right into the loading zone and they waved me on. Super easy and it was my first water taxi ever for a car. We were soon across the inlet and on our way. ...
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 ...