Day 6: Driving the Ring of KerryJune 24, 2019 in Ireland ⋅ ⛅ 57 °F
The Iveragh Peninsula — popularly known as the Ring of Kerry — was where we went sightseeing today.
Highly touted as a “... once in a lifetime experience that many return to,” the Ring of Kerry did not impress us much.
Actually, it was the drive between the stops we made that was often disappointing because it seemed like we were driving through a “green tunnel” behind which the scenery was hidden. Where we caught glimpses of beauty, there was nowhere to pull over to enjoy the scenery.
Had we done some hiking today, our impressions might have been different. But Mui — still battling the double whammy of conjunctivitis and sinusitis — was not up to doing any long walks.
The good news? We enjoyed several of the stops we made today, so not all was lost.Read more