Okay, here it goes. I am a little embarrassed to post our costs for Ireland, as we really blew our budget. In my mind I had thought that Ireland was going to be a little more expensive than our goal of $100 per day, but as it turned out it was a lot more expensive […]
It seems every travel book about Ireland loves the 120-mile long Ring of Kerry and no organized tour would ever miss it on their itinerary. With so much hype, I assumed it would be spectacular. I assumed wrong! Driving the famous Ring of Kerry was rather boring, and in my opinion, overrated. The weather had […]
For the month of April, our around the world travels brought us to the beautiful town of Bantry. The town of Bantry is located in Southwest Ireland along the Atlantic Ocean. I would have to say that Bantry is one of my favorite places we have been so far, as it reminds me a lot […]
After driving along very narrow and windy Irish roads followed by a 2 kilometer hike along cliffs and over swampy bogs we came to this picturesque lighthouse overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. It was definitely worth the effort!
Throughout Ireland are 100’s of stone circles that were built back in the bronze age, between 1400-800 BC. Nobody knows for sure what their function was, but many scientists have speculated that they were associated with religious rituals that may have used observations of the moon and sun. Many occultists believe that these stone circles […]