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  • Departed our pleasant Guest House lodgings at Salmon Leap Farm about 0930.
  • Arrived at Blarney about 75 mins later.Our focus here¬†was the ruined¬†Blarney Castle to see (and kiss) the famous Blarney Stone. The stone is located atop the castle and kissing it is believed to confer a magical eloquence on the person involved. The famous stone is inconveniently located below the castle battlement entailing the visitor being grasped by the feet and then suspended backwards under the parapet to perform the kissing act.

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Ossian's Hall

As predicted, today proved extremely wet thus vindicating our decision to change the itinerary and visit St. Andrews yesterday. We progressed as follows:

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This morning our tour group departed the hotel about 09.00am and embarked on a tour of Skye taking in the following places and sites:

  • First stop Portree, capital of Skye. Here we visited the colourful harbour, strolled around the shops and availed of some coffee.

Portree Harbour

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