The best of Kerry – (4) The Maharees

  If you are spending a few days on the Dingle peninsula and looking for somewhere to blow the cobwebs away while doing your daily 10,000 steps,  then you might like to pass a few hours on the Maharees. Maharees (Na Machairí) is a 5km long sandy spit jutting out into Tralee Bay.   Surrounded by […]

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Sculpture Saturday

  I came across this bronze and stone piece at Brandon’s Creek,  County Kerry,  Ireland.  It commemorates the supposed departure of St Brendan for America in the 6th century from this location – some 900 years before Christopher Columbus set sail!       Sculpture Saturday is  hosted by Ruined for Life

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The best of Kerry – (3) Slea Head

  Maybe I’m a bit biased but I’m prepared to declare Slea Head Loop as not only one of the best scenic drives in Ireland,  but in the WORLD!    National Geographic got it right when they declared the Dingle Peninsula ‘the most beautiful place on earth’ some years back.  This short Drive – just 30 […]

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The best of Kerry – (2) The Ring of Kerry

  WHATEVER YOU DO, don’t make the mistake of thinking ‘ah its only 180 km – we’ll be back by lunchtime’. No – this drive must be savoured. Most people do it in a day – but its a long day. Two days would be better. Every image you have of Ireland’s beauty, culture and […]

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