Travel Theme : Grey

Bantry Bay on a grey day

Bantry Bay on a grey day

Ireland can be a place where there are a lot of ‘grey’ days, and showers, and clouds, but in spite of that, you can still see the natural beauty all along the coast.  The photo above was taken on a hike near Glengarriff, as we looked out over Bantry Bay, and the far off mountains, wondering would we make it back down the mountain before getting wet.

Kerry Mountains

Kerry Mountains

Hikers and hill walkers love the challenge of steep mountains like these, and in County Kerry there are plenty mountain ranges to satisfy all different levels of climbers.

Linked to Travel Theme : Grey

14 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Jean Reinhardt
    Aug 10, 2015 @ 17:58:26

    Beautiful photos, lovely shading.

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  2. anotherday2paradise
    Aug 10, 2015 @ 19:18:27

    Lovely peaceful scenes, Joan. Sunshine is so overrated, isn’t it. 😀

    Liked by 1 person


  3. BunKaryudo
    Aug 12, 2015 @ 00:40:03

    I’m sure it must look beautiful in the sunlight, but even in the rain it has a kind of rugged charm, I think.

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  4. Brittany
    Aug 12, 2015 @ 04:55:23

    Ireland is at the top of my travel list! I live in Washington state, so the grey doesn’t phase me. 🙂

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    • joanfrankham
      Aug 12, 2015 @ 07:54:06

      You will love Ireland. Hope you visit soon.



      • BunKaryudo
        Aug 12, 2015 @ 08:09:05

        When is the best season to visit, Joan? An Irish friend of mine some years ago gave me the impression that it rains heavily almost all the time, but with occasional breaks for drizzle. I’m hoping he was exaggerating a little for comic effect, or wasn’t he?

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      • joanfrankham
        Aug 12, 2015 @ 10:43:22

        Ha ha, if you visited last month you would have believed him, but this month is much better with no rain so far! We have no extremes of temperature though, anytime from April to October are good months,especially with longer days so you can pack a lot of sightseeing In!

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  5. BunKaryudo
    Aug 12, 2015 @ 12:24:42

    Thanks for that! It’s a place I’m sure to get to someday. 🙂



  6. C.J. Black
    Aug 13, 2015 @ 21:12:34

    There has to be a coffee table book hidden in there Joan or did I miss something along the way?



  7. joanfrankham
    Aug 14, 2015 @ 07:09:26

    Thank you so much. Lovely comment.



  8. Roy McCarthy
    Aug 18, 2015 @ 20:32:00

    Always reassuring to see Cork and Kerry in misty grey- those bright, sunny days in the brochures aren’t so frequent 🙂

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