Wild Atlantic Way, DayTwenty:

Today we had as an early start getting up at 6:30 AM and setting off toward Slieve league. This was about one hour drive through very pretty mountains and valleys. We hadn’t showered in a few days (van life) so we decided to stop at a river and have a wild shower. This was really funny and something we won’t forget any time soon. When we arrived at Slieve league, the sun was rising and it looked amazing. These cliffs are three times the size of the cliffs of Moher, and too big to put into words. We would like to come back here and actually climb Slieve league sometime in the future. We then started driving towards Dunfanaghy, which was a two hour drive north Of Steve league. We met up with some teachers who have kept in touch with for lunch- Helen Kindly hosted us at her house. We stayed and chatted for about an hour, and then continued on towards the Buncrana ferry.. This cost €17, and we luckily got on last so we had a lovely view out of our back windows the whole way. From here, we drove the coastal loop to Ballyliffin. We have visited Ballyliffin before, but the scenery looks very different at this time of year, as we were there towards the end of winter last year. We visited a waterfall called Glenevin Waterfall, and then went to Pollan Bay beach. The water was quite choppy, but Nathan still wanted to go for a surf. On the first wave his board slammed into the rocks and a fin popped into the board cracking part of it, so unfortunately his board will now need a repair. We headed back to the van and made dinner, and after this we went to stay with my cousin who lives in Ballylifin. We got to meet their three huskies, and chatted for a while before taking up the offer to sleep in their spare room for the night.

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