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September 19th 2008
Published: September 19th 2008
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We just got back from 5 day road trip. What a country! It is beautiful in rain or sunshine. Heather did all of the driving while I navigated. Think we made good team, except when we got lost in Belfast. The first day ended in Ballycastle, a little resort village where we met some great people. I'll upload photos with comments, and try to add more text later. We are in Dublin for the last weekend and hope to do all the touristy things we missed last week.


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Road Trip

The swing bridge near Ballycastle. Amazing place, glorius views.
CarCar
Car

We circled Ireland, from Dublin to Belfast, Ballycastle, Galway, Ring of Kerry, Dublin
Blarney CastleBlarney Castle
Blarney Castle

We visited this last touristy site today
Blarney StoneBlarney Stone
Blarney Stone

Heather kissed the Blarney Stone and she has the photo to prove it.
Kiss StoneKiss Stone
Kiss Stone

Yup, Heather really did.
BelfastBelfast
Belfast

We were suppose to drive through this city
LostLost
Lost

We got lost in Belfast. Took two hours to get out, but we saw lots of suburbs
Suspension BridgeSuspension Bridge
Suspension Bridge

The morning after the night before at Ballycastle, we ventured on long hikes and high bridges. Great way to clear the cobwebs
Looking downLooking down
Looking down

Fishermen built the bridge to get to better fishing area.
SheepSheep
Sheep

Our favourite drive was just outside of Belfast.
Giant's CausewayGiant's Causeway
Giant's Causeway

This was one of my favourite places in Ireland. Good hike that morning.
CowsCows
Cows

Quick stop to say hi to cows
Irish Pub mealIrish Pub meal
Irish Pub meal

This was a 'Bacon and Cabbage', an 'Irish meal'
GalwayGalway
Galway

The Spanish Arch.
Sunny daySunny day
Sunny day

Everybody in Galway was enjoying the sun. Nice walk along river and harbour.
RingRing
Ring

Yeah, bought the Irish ring. Galway produces them.
Pub in GalwayPub in Galway
Pub in Galway

After asking many people, we finally found pub with traditional music.
Spa at GalwaySpa at Galway
Spa at Galway

This was one of my favourite places in Galway
Canadian Hot TupCanadian Hot Tup
Canadian Hot Tup

Not only was it hot, the views of city and harbour were lovely.
TheatreTheatre
Theatre

It was a treat to get dressed up and go to the theatre. We could have spent more days in Galway
Ring of KerryRing of Kerry
Ring of Kerry

Spectacular scenery in rain and shine.


20th September 2008

Hard to see these photos as they aren't zoomed in enough. Lovely countryside though.
2nd November 2008

Ireland looks beautiful
Hi Teresa! Your photos are fabulous. Looks like you and Heather had a great time and did a lot every day. Breathtaking... I will make a trip to Ireland one day.

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