30 July 2007

Lough Tay - Guinness Lake

Over the weekend, for some strange reason, I was thinking of Lough Tay in County Wicklow, Ireland. Then I visited a blog by someone who had happened upon my blog and saw a post about Loch Tay (not the same lake, Loch Tay is in the Scottish Highlands in Perthshire) and thought it was serendipity.

Lough Tay is also called Guinness Lake, because part of the lake borders the Guinness family estate. The Guinness family brings in creamy sand to create the thick foamy head that every on-tap glass of Guinness is topped with, making the lake look like a pint of Guinness.

If you're in Ireland and driving south out of Dublin towards Powerscourt Gardens or Glendalough, you might want to swing by and take a look.

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