Glendalough, Wicklow and Kilkenny tour
On our third day we waked up at 7:30 AM and went to our hostels common room
to meet with all those who went to a one day tour.
It was the free tour that we got from the hostel for staying there more than 2 nights.
The tour was to Glendalough, Wicklow mountains and Kilkenny.
Our driver/guide picked us up at 8:00 AM. His name was J.J.
He was very friendly and very funny and he made this trip interesting.
When we got in the bus it rained heavily and J.J. told us not to worry
because we gonna have a great time
and that rain in Ireland only falls on Monday and Tuesday. Of course on Wednesday .
Also on Thursday and Friday. Almost always on Saturday. And of course on Sunday too. 🙂
Our first destination was Glendalough. We visited the Cemetery and the Saint Kevin’s Church.
We took some pictures of The Round Tower and we walked to the lake.
After the tour, we continued driving towards Kilkenny through the beautiful Wicklow.
We stopped on the way to see the Brownshill Dolmen, a megalithic portal tomb.
It has the reputation to be the heaviest in Europe. The tomb is a National Monument.
Rain stopped and we were on our way to Kilkenny.
In the bus, J.J. told us some jokes. Like, did you know what GOLF means?
Gentleman’s Only Ladies Forbbiden
Also he told us the story when he went with his family to Spain for a vacation
and he wanted to teach his kids some Spanish. At least how to say Thank you!
So he explained to them that the best way to remember it is to remember
when they sit on the wet grass they get a grassy ass and that is Thank you in Spain – Gracias.
He was hilarious. We laughed the hole time on the bus.
When we got in Kilkenny the sun was shining and it was a beautiful day,
lots of people walking around or sitting on the grass.
First we went to see the Kilkenny Castle, it is really beautiful. Big gray Castle surrounded with beautiful green grass.
So we sat little on the grass trying to get a grassy ass 😉
After that we got some sandwiches and went to the pub to have a pint of Kilkenny of course.
That was all for the day, we got on the bus and with J.J. singing to us we were on our way back to Dublin…