Just past Caherciveen on Ireland's Ring of Kerry drive, it is possible to take a ferry over to the Skelligs and Valencia Island. Valencia Island was where the Atlantic cable made landfall in the mid-19th century after leaving Newfoundland. A small community-run museum tells the story of the cable and of how it was used to send information about the 1916 Easter Rising. Sympathizers in New York heard the news before the British government in London. Valencia Island was also the first place in Euro... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide.
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