June 26 to July 9, 2013

With the beginning of the famous Irish blessing -- "May the road rise up to meet you. May the wind always be at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face" -- so begins the venture around Connemara on the western side of Ireland of fifteen women on bikes. Organized by Woman Tours, the only all women bike tour company in America, the trip will take the group from Galway to Westport over eight days enjoying the sights, sounds and culture of the area. To follow these women, click below for each day's experiences.

June 26-27: Travel to Galway, Ireland

June 28: Galway

June 29: Exploring Galway Bay

June 30: Inishmore Island of the Aran Islands

July 1: Exploring DĂșn Aenghus and Clifden, Capital of Connemara

July 2: Ballyconneely and Roundstone

July 3: Connemara National Park, Ballynahinch Castle, 19th Century Kylemore Abbey to Leenane

July 4: Maam Valley and Lough Nafooey, pass Lough Mask, over the Partry Mountains and into Westport

July 5: Drummin Valley and the Doo Lough (Dark Lake)

July 6: Dublin

July 7: Dublin

July 8: Dublin

July 9: Travel Home