Dances with Waves: Around Ireland by Kayak (Another Ireland) - Brian Wilson
Brian Wilson circumnavigated Ireland in a kayak, and this is his story of the 1200-mile voyage along a beautiful and often hazardous coastline. The account...... more
Brian Wilson circumnavigated Ireland in a kayak, and this is his story of the 1200-mile voyage along a beautiful and often hazardous coastline. The account weaves maritime myth and song, sea-faring lore and natural history.
Advantages: Plenty to see and do. Lots of nighlife. Some good walks. Nice clean beach. Good selection of restaurants. Disadvantages: Can get a little noisy. Beach can become over-crowded. Too many street sellers that wont take no for an answer.
***************WHERE IS LLORET*****************
Lloret de Mar is situated in Costa Brava. It is a coastline resort and it takes about an hour by coach from Girona airport.
We flew from Manchester airport and the flight took two hours. Lloret De Mar is one hour ahead of GMT.
*********WHATS ON OFFER IN LLORET**********
We found Lloret De Mar to be a busy but pleasant resort. We...
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