Winding Irish Country Roads
September 11, 2019
Categorised under: Ireland, Travel, Writing Life
Exploring country roads is one of my favorite activities on our visits to Ireland. We love seeing the sights–we’ve toured museums, distilleries, historic houses and castles–but there’s nothing quite like taking off down a twisting lane, wondering where it goes and what we’ll see along the way.
Maybe my love of twisting country roads goes back to my rural New England childhood. My folks would pile all seven of us kids into the car and go for a drive, often to the nearby Quabbin Reservoir. It’d be harder to pull off these days with so many people needing seatbelts and car seats, but what great memories I have of those wanders. I still love wandering in New England, too. Of course! But I can’t wait to be back in Ireland, on another winding Irish road…
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