Bristol to Waterford

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I thought this was just a nice garden. Little did I know that Cardiff Castle was on the other side of the wall.

Up about 6am and shower, dress and pack to move on. Breakfast in nothing special, but the coffee was good. Off to Cardiff where we stop about 9:45am for an hour stop. Our tour director didn't even mention the Castle almost across the street. We could see the wall, with a nice garden on this side, but had no idea it was there.

We continued along southern Wales coastline to Fishguard where we waited for nearly an hour and a half to board the ferry.  The three and a half hour voyage across St. George's Channel was pretty boring and a little choppy that day. 

Then on across Ireland to Waterford. The ride was not thrilling. Rolling countryside with no great picture opportuinites.  We were nearly two hours late getting the the Hotel in Waterford. The Jury Hotel, which was fairly nice.  Dinner was waiting for us, at 9pm and was a full 3 course, appetizer, choice of (cutery), and dessert.  We had turkey breast, and lamb, mashed potatoesm, gravy, and vegtables. Dessert was Irish creme cheesecake. And it was delicious! Coffee afterwards. We sat with a retired couple from Florida and enjoyed good conversation.

To our room late and it was very hot, 79 degrees. No air conditioning, but they did bring us a fan and turned off the radiators.  We opened the windows and layed on top of the covers for sleep.  

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