"So, are we going to have this 11:00 to 11:00 schedule every day?"
That was the question posed by a weary American as he passed our table at a pub in Lisdoonvarna.
Yeah, you are.
You see the thing about this lovely little spot in Ireland is that the sun doesn't set until about 9:45pm. That means it's easy to find yourself standing on top of the Cliffs of Moher at 8:00 enjoying the scenery against a perfectly blue sky (if you're lucky). The only thing that may remind you that it's time to eat dinner is a little bark in your stomach and a hankering for a pint of something.
That's the way it goes when vacationing in these parts. By the time our party of three heads up to our cottage atop the Burren the sun is setting. And then all of the sudden it's midnight, or one or even two and we have to consciously declare the day over so we can get up and out by 11:00 tomorrow for another day of fun.
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