Stop#6: Cahir Castle is one of the largest castles in Ireland. It sits on an island in the river Suir, which explains why much of the park near the castle was flooded by recent rains. It was built from 1142 by Conor O’Brien, Prince of Thomond. Located right in the town centre, the castle is […]
Stop#4: Cork actually means “marsh”. With all the rains in Ireland this year, I can see why! The city is a University town split into a few islands by the River Lee. Viking invaders expanded the area around 915, and Prince John, Lord of Ireland, granted the city’s charter in 1185. Like many European cities, […]
I had no idea that sea caves could be anything as extensive as what we kayaked in Channel Islands National Park. This was a great park, with scenic vistas, lots of sea life, and the land untouched the way the rest of the continent once looked. So beautiful. Randy, great pick!