|Mist ot Fog?|
So we jumped the car and rode rhrough the mist along the coast to Goleen, via Schull, enjoying spooky mist-laden views of lake and lagoon and bog. We passed the turn off for Bantry where so many thousands set off to emigrate in the 19th century to escape famine, poverty and oppression.
As we purred along the modern well made road we wondered about the length of this journey - on the old bumpy route - travellng in a pony and trap, on horse or in a carriage. Or on foot of course.
old Independent article that described this region as the Irish Dordogne, as it is the refuge for so many rather well known arty and creative people. I saw a notice of Lord Puttnam - a long term resident - opening a literary festival here. The upmarket restaurants and some shops here and there reflected this affluent presence.
Wish you were here
Eating out is one thing but for the lovely food we've had here in the house see D's Licked Spoon blog