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Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way

Today it was a glorious 20oC and so Boswell (my cute little rental car) and I headed out exploring along the Wild Atlantic Way… …and managed to find Easky Pier and Castle – although this sign was not exactly encouraging! I love that dotted around the coast are the drawings made my local youngsters, encouraging …

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Sligo Rally

Welcome to the Connacht Motor Club Sligo Rally! I caught up with a friend today and we went to Riverstown Folk Park for what is known as a regroup halt – essentially a short rest-stop during the Sligo Stages Rally. After a wonderful fill of motor fuel fumes, we headed to Sandhill for lunch… All …

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Welcome to Sligo, Ireland

After a delightful time with friends in Malahide, on Monday I drove across the country to Sligo where I will be staying for the next nine weeks. It was sprinkling all day but that did not dampen my enthusiasm…  This (below) is the view from my bedroom balcony on the day I arrived… As I …

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Lovely Majestic Hotel

It’s funny how different brands are represented differently in different countries. In Australia Marriott is a premium brand,whereas in American it is a budget brand.  In America, Ramada is very often a budget accommodation, but here in Romania, it is a five star brand. Anyway, I am recovering well (albeit slowly) from being Frogger-squished when …

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