CLIFFS OF MOHER, Ireland

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October 2, 2016

Enjoyed a great day  with Wild Rover Tours  to see the Cliffs of  Moher in County Clare, Ireland.

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This row of 5  are best known as the Cliffs of Moher but there are other cliffs on Ireland’s Atlantic coast  also.   These are 700 feet high at the tallest point and altogether  5 miles long.  The lighting  wasn’t the best  that  morning  for photos in this direction.

 

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But  with the sun behind me, the cliffs  that sat  opposite were an incredible sight.

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O’Brien’s Tower, built in 1835, sat atop.

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More cliffs and lots of walking.

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In the visitor’s center, the local flavor shows off in their ice cream.  Brown Bread ice cream for anyone?

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During the day  tour, we also stopped in an area called the Burren, which is very rocky but also known for the diverse flowers that grow there.

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More of the Burren.

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During the drive, there were  still a few  thatch roof houses  to be seen.

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This was a typical little Irish village we rode through.

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Also there are  many castle ruins that spot the countryside.  Our driver  mentioned  a  count of  about 2000  today.

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Our Wild Rover driver was excellent navigating these narrow, winding roads.  But these three  vehicles made for a interesting  few minutes as they had to rethink and rearrange  their position as they blocked the street  for all.

It was a great day with Wild Rover , plus  Ireland’s  countryside is so beautiful  with its greenery, ruins, little towns, cattle and sheep grazing and the  view of the  blue Atlantic Ocean as a back drop for all.

Thanks for reading!

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1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. Donna
    Oct 05, 2016 @ 16:31:56

    Absolutely amazing! It looks so Ireland I guess. At last what I would picture. Enjoy the rest of your time away. Did I have to remind you?

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