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  • Day97

    Connemara, Cong bus tour

    December 9, 2016 in Ireland ⋅ 🌙 9 °C

    I booked another night in the hostel today so I could take this bus trip. It was a trip through a national park, friar ruins, abbeys and a fjord along the Atlantic Ocean. Again I lucked out with the weather. First stop was to Ross Errily Abbey ruins, lived in by Fransiscan monks until 1742. It was attacked three times. Next stop was Cong where the 1951 movie Quiet man was filmed starring John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara. I stopped here to grab a bowl of hot soup because lunch was going to be at two and I've had this lingering cold for three days now.Read more