Dingle Peninsula to Lahinch
Trip Start Jul 22, 2009
21Trip End Aug 09, 2009
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The loop through the Dingle Peninsula is about 40 km (25 miles), but it takes about 3 to 4 hours to do because of the skinny roads and the views. We stopped about 20 times to take pictures, enjoy the beach, and hike up hills. We walked out to the most Western tip of Europe to check out the views of The Great Blasket Islands. We stopped at several sights to see ancient ruins and saw homes that are still abandoned from the potato famine in the late 19th century.
We are so glad we bought the Rick Steves book because it has been helpful for a lot sights. Also, Bekah read in his book about a river ferry across the River Shannon that saved us an 85 mile detour around the river
We made it to our B&B in Liscannor near the Cliffs of Moher. The views from our B&B are fantastic and this was the biggest room we have stayed in yet. We decided to head to the cliffs for the sunset. These cliffs are impossible to describe. They stick up above the Atlantic about 600 feet. The sunset was beautiful and the orange glow on the cliffs made them even more amazing.
Enjoy the pictures because the beauty is just to difficult to describe.