Brehon Lodge Lahinch
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... the wrong bus and took 4 buses and 2 hours longer to get there.
This journey was broken up by an impromptu hooping act at the bus station.
I then got to Le/La-hinch and before I even set my tent up, I found a surfer dude.
So I dropped by bag, my phone, my wallet...walked away from it all and went and said 'Hi!'.
What I seem to be doing a lot lately. Going up and saying hi to random surfer dudes.
But he was nice, we talked for a ...
... a village called Bearna which is on Galway Bay and is really an outer suburb of Galway. We have not been able to find Laundromats but there are laundries that will do your washing for you but they want 24 hours. Not to be beaten we asked Tess if we could hand wash a few things and hang them on her line and she kindly offered to put them through her machine. Washing done while we read, hung out and dry within a couple of hours we are now set until we reach our apartment in Paris.
... arrangements back to how they were which was a hassle. So it was back to my original plan to do the Ring of Kerry drive and the Dingle peninsula in one day and drive to Galway for the night after convincing myself it was better to spread it out over 2 days and cancel one of the 2 nights in Dublin.
So we set out at 10am and I figured it was best to do the Ring of Kerry in a clockwise direction as apparently all ...
... t breathtakingly overwhelming in the silence which was only broken by the foreign voices of other tourists but it was nice to muse at the old musical instruments in the museum and worth the €4 it took to appease my curiosity. Another time, I decided, I'd sit in an opera theatre and be awestruck by the melodies and harmonies of one of the richest styles of music, echoing and rebounding off the high ceilings and filling the whole auditorium.
The second day we ...
... to "pass the luck". I do not recall the exact phrase he used but the premis is when someone buys something from another person, the seller must give some money back (specifically a silver coin) to the buyer and then spit on the coin (I believe in the other persons hand) in order to "pass the luck". If you do not do this, no one will do business with you because they believe you are keeping the luck for yourself! However he ...