August 27, 2013. Venice, CA – Galway and Dublin couldn’t match the beauty of the Wild Atlantic Way, but they offered their own, often hidden delights.
August 23, 2013. Dublin, Ireland – In a trip of outstanding hikes, this was the best.
August 22, 2013. Galway, Ireland — Over the next two days in Connemara we took two of our best hikes of the entire trip.
August 21, 2013. Galway, Ireland — Just when I thought it couldn’t get any better, it did.
August 18, 2013 — Clifden, Ireland — The series of roads along the west coast of Ireland is called the Wild Atlantic Way. It’s easy to see why.
August 17, 2013. Clifden, Ireland – Instead of drinking into the wee hours at the Puck Fair we slept soundly in our luxurious room overlooking Caragh Lake on the “Hill of the Fairies.”
August 15, 2013. Doolin, Ireland – As far as I can tell the Puck Fair hasn’t changed much in 44 years, but I sure have.
August 14, 2013. Kilkee, Ireland – We departed early for two days of dangling in Dingle. Sorry about that, but I worked hard for that alliteration. At least it’s not dirty. In any case you get the picture.
August 14, 2013. Killorglin, Ireland – After a late night of music and drink in Portmagee, we finally took some time off.
August 12, 2013. Dingle, Ireland — Day 4 didn’t start well. A balky navigation system and bad directions from someone at the hotel sent us in the wrong direction,