Ireland, known as Green Island

Hiking on Ireland, new country, new highest mountain …

After I had been able to get to know a nice Irishman during my London trip, and spontaneously already spontaneously planed to travel to Ireland next, it was finally from 3 to 8 September 2015 so far.

[caption id="attachment_385" align="alignleft" width="300"]Wandern auf Irland, Blick auf die grüne Insel Irland von oben[/caption]

As so often, I decided for Ryanair and started from Memmingen to the adventure.

The only thing planned in advance was the ascent of the highest mountain of the green island and overnight at Killarney International Hostel. To this I had to reach the bus directly after the landing or alternatively an hour later drive, but then the remaining piece from Killarney to the hostel to run.

However, my reflections were neglected in the run-up after a look at the scoreboard. Instead of the departure time at 14:20 clocks appeared clearly and clearly Boarding 15:40 clock. Hmmm, what now?

Plan B for Ireland

I decide spontaneously for the tip of an acquaintance who took over the search for a hostel near the airport of arrival because Internet is scarce.

Landing with over two hours delay and now so plan B. Let´s go to Ennis.

A great decision

Ennis is located in the wrong direction and even further away to Killarney, but the hostel there is really great.

The check in worked without problems and ultimately I stayed with only two other types in a 6-bed room with shower and private toilet for 20 €.

The breakfast the next morning included, which I also use, as day 2 a also unimagined surprise.

Transfer to Killarney

The ride with the long-distance bus costs 24 € and lasts a good 3 h with change in Limerick. There are certainly some cheaper alternatives, but I have neither the time nor the nerve to deal with it. Finally I have to walk the Killarney walk through the Killarney National Park to the Black Valley Hostel and this with my 10 kg of luggage …



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