Ireland - Home Of Blarney And Craic.
Trip Start Feb 01, 2005
402Trip End Dec 31, 2013
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We chose to do a three day backpacker bus tour of the southwest and a one day tour to Belfast in the North with Paddywagon tours. The rest of our time was spent in Dublin.
Besides being cheap Paddywagon tours proved to be an excellent choice. The other travellers were mostly young, friendly and wouldn't let us get to bed before 2.00 am - we had to go night clubbing with them! We stayed in hostel dormitories and our driver Don, Irish through and through, did the commentating as he drove the bus, which included profanities when traffic cut him off etc. Plenty of "craic" (Irish for humour) with Don and the Paddywagon crew!
We kissed the Blarney stone, wandered around Galway and Kilarney, saw lots of castles and Irish history, were overawed by the cliffs of Moher and danced in nightclubs to the early hours.