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Such a beautiful drive through the mountains - only if you know the correct courtesies about giving... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
tes108
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
A Dog Day

May 30th, 2018. My GPS guided me from Ballylickey to Kenmare along this rugged mountain route... read more

Reviewed May 30, 2018
80gearoid
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Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a beautiful drive through the mountains - only if you know the correct courtesies about giving way to oncoming vehicles. Doubtless impassable in the winter we struggled once when a vehicle going downhill made us pull over in the rough.

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Reviewed May 30, 2018

May 30th, 2018. My GPS guided me from Ballylickey to Kenmare along this rugged mountain route. Although I have driven and hauled through far higher mountain passes, this one was memorable because the “road” is so winding, undulating and narrow. At acute hill-tops the bonnet...More

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Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

Our GPS took us on this route. It was unexpected and we had not done any research. However, it was the highlight of the day! The views were incredible. Sure...the drive requires focus and the road is narrow, but with caution this can be the...More

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Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

Priest’s Leap is the perfect starting point to climb Cork’s Highest Point, Knockboy, 706m. What a thrill!

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Reviewed October 20, 2017

Our GPS put us on this "road" which at first I thought was someone's private lane. After encountering our first herd of cattle being steered by a wonderfully friendly Irishman on an ATV, we continued on, passing more sheep than one can shake a stick...More

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Reviewed October 14, 2017

just returned from a fabulous drive in my olde sports car through the stunning mountain pass,nothing but a couple of sheep on this winding narrow track which meanders towards the clouds. I was taken back by the sheer natural beauty of this idyllic part of...More

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Reviewed October 11, 2017

I bust here on a regular basis and am always amazed by the views which are spectacular. I do advise bringing a coat as it's generally very windy up at the top.besttotravel in a 4x4 as the road is steep and not for the faint...More

Thank Bee Q
Reviewed October 8, 2017

Our GPS took us thru this very narrow ONE lane road through the mountains. Very curvy and steep but views were somewhat good considering it was a foggy, rainy, and overcast. Stopped a few times on the road to take pictures ( when we saw...More

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Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

Drove here and it was quite an experience. Narrow one lane road for miles. Few passing plafed although tge locals seemed to find somewhere to allow you to proceed Amazing views of the hills. Well worth a trip.

1  Thank sophia27
Reviewed June 30, 2017 via mobile

I ended up on this road by accident as I was going from Kenmare to Bantry and my Sat-Nav took me this way. I knew when I started that I should have turned back as I was on a business trip and running late, but...More

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