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Magical Valentia Island

Magical Valentia Island

Hi, and welcome to another instalment of my Travel Journal. This one is going to be a little different in tone. When I think of Valentia Island, I see it as a place I feel rather than a series of boxes I tick. In this week's post, I want to capture the essence of the...

Donegal and Sligo Walks

Donegal and Sligo Walks

Hi there, the week has been so busy that I am just finishing this blog post on our latest short trip. Last weekend Alan had a few extra days off, and we decided to head away just for two nights. It’s funny how this type of vacation would have been the norm for us,...

Benbulben Forest Walk & Trip to Strandhill

Benbulben Forest Walk & Trip to Strandhill

I spend most of my working week with my head stuck in a computer. Which means at this time of the year, with the shorter days, I definitely don't get enough walking done in the evenings. So when the weekends come around I take every opportunity to spend most of them...

Burren National Park Sunday Walk

Burren National Park Sunday Walk

It has been a while since we had a small adventure, and it has definitely been missed. Over the past few weeks we have been de-cluttering the stuff in our lives, just items we have hung onto for really no reason. So the last few weekends have been all about, donating,...

Hanging Bridges of Los Cahorros Monachil

Hanging Bridges of Los Cahorros Monachil

Hanging Bridges of Los Cahorros Monachil Over the last fortnight we spent eight days traveling around Granada, Malaga and the coast, lots of driving and walking along beaches, through towns, villages and some natural trails in the Sierra Nevada. Even though we had...

Climbing the Maumturks

Climbing the Maumturks

Having never climbed any mountains before this year, I definitely made up for it during the month of March. Every weekend we climbed a mountain, as listed below, and I have linked each mountain to the corresponding blog post here on my website. March 4th Slieve...

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