Tag: IRELAND

ON THE ROAD AGAIN – DAY 79


MOUNTAINS, VALLEYS, LOUGHS, RUINS & CASTLES OF CONNEMARA Connemara is a district in the northern part of County Galway. The landscape there is a mix of peat bogs, starkly empty valleys, deep black loughs (i.e. lakes), and glacier-carved mountains. The name Connemara comes for the Gaelic for “inlets […]

ON THE ROAD AGAIN – DAY 76


DRIVING RINGS AROUND KERRY For today’s adventure we drove the Ring of Kerry; this 179km circuit around the Iveragh Peninsula took us past pristine beaches, medieval ruins, glacier-carved mountains and deep highland lakes. The Ring of Kerry is the longest of Ireland’s “big circle drives” – it took […]