Doolin, Co. Clare : Travel Reminiscences

10 day self-drive tour of Ireland : October 2009

From the Cliffs of Moher, we drove a short distance to the village of Doolin, which is near the port for the Aran Islands ..







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Inside the Music Shop .. I remember the chappie not being the friendliest (maybe he was having a bad day as we found the Irish to be the most friendliest of people) … but he did let me take a few photographs ..

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P1090270-  Doolin, Co. ClareP1090281We drove a short way to the ferry port  ..





Aran Islands in the distance and beyond …


Very bleak and barren!  This is part of The Burren, which I found fascinating!!  It’s a vast limestone plateau ..


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Limestone pavement .. glaciation, wind and rain erosion have formed limestone pavements with deep crevices known as ‘grykes’



P1090289The Burren and the Burren Perfumery – hard to believe there is a perfumery in this region, but there is ….. next 🙂

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One Response to Doolin, Co. Clare : Travel Reminiscences

  1. Mrs FF says:

    Lovely pictures as always! Make me feel like I was on the trip with you. And that purple (or is it pink) thatch roof sweater shop- drooooool worthy ! Stunning

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