This place is just amazingly beautiful. And when you think the Abbey and the lake in front of it takes your breath way, a short drive or walk to the Victorian Walled Gardens, doubles you over.
It’s pretty strange albeit cool to be driving down the motorway in Ireland and see a sign for Barack Obama Plaza. Well, that’s what happened when I visited Ireland recently and my driver stopped there for tea. You should do the same when heading on the M7.
307. Galway City has grown up a lot since I last visited many years ago. It’s now a bustling city with lots to to, plenty of shopping and beautiful surroundings. it’s certainly worth a stop the next time you’re in Ireland. And Galway is the European Capital of Culture for 2020.
These caves are many feet below and has an amazing history of how they were discovered. Plus it has the longest stalactite in the northern hemisphere. Trust me you want to go see this.
I was being driven through the Loop Head Peninsula and we drove through this very sleepy town called Carrigaholt. We stopped for lunch at the Lucky Duck cafe and thoroughly enjoyed it. We were being showed around by the Loop Head Tourism folks, but I’ll tell you the hospitality was real. I think you’ll find the same when you visit.
Killarney is an area in Ireland that is naturally beautiful. Pretty much like many parts of Ireland. The color you see the most is green; this is due to the high amounts of rainfall. The region has a lot to see, but try to focus on Killarney itself when you go as it deserves to be explored.