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The Galway Latin Quarter – Two Weeks in Ireland

The Galway Latin Quarter – Two Weeks in Ireland

| December 17, 2012

About Galway Ireland After our stop at the Cliffs of Moher we continued up the west coast of Ireland to Galway, a vibrant town of about 75,000 people and home to two universities. It is the sixth most populous city on the island. The reason we visited in Galway was to take in its pub […]

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Schonbrunn Palace then and now

Schonbrunn Palace then and now

| December 11, 2012

I was not confident that we would see snow in Vienna. I will admit though that I hoped we would. Somehow the thought of seeing snow while we were there seemed like it would validate our primary reason for going…to see the Christmas markets. What could be more romantic than huge snowflakes falling as people […]

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Vienna Museums: The Naturhistorisches Museum

Vienna Museums: The Naturhistorisches Museum

| December 9, 2012

We are back from our Christmastime trip to Vienna and, as usual, I have a lot of images to share. Today’s post features a few images from one of the many Vienna Museums…the Naturhistorisches Museum, or Museum of Natural History. The museum, among the largest of its kind, houses 39 exhibition halls and thousands of […]

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Ireland: Cliffs of Moher – Two Weeks in Ireland

Ireland: Cliffs of Moher – Two Weeks in Ireland

| November 17, 2012

A mere week after stuffing ourselves with turkey for Thanksgiving next week, Donna and I will be on our way to Vienna, Austria, to visit the Christmas markets and take in an opera and a few concerts. In light of that, I thought I had better get busy finishing up a few posts about our […]

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Dingle Ireland Fishing Boats

Dingle Ireland Fishing Boats

| October 24, 2012

Fishing Boats at Sunset in Dingle Ireland I thought I would post another shot from Ireland’s Dingle peninsula that I absolutely love. One evening at sunset, I promised Donna a nice dinner if she would wander the fishing harbor with me in search of some golden-hour light. As the sun pierced the atmosphere on the […]

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Blasket Islands – Two Weeks in Ireland

Blasket Islands – Two Weeks in Ireland

| October 21, 2012

Wild and rugged, the Great Blasket Islands are located two kilometers by boat off of the coast of Dingle’s Dunmore Head. The Blasket Islands home to as many as 160 people before the Irish government insisted that it could no longer guarantee the safety of the declining population. Until 1953, the inhabitants of Great Blasket […]

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The Dingle Peninsula – Two Weeks in Ireland

The Dingle Peninsula – Two Weeks in Ireland

| October 12, 2012

I have a childhood memory of waking up on a family vacation in a Bavarian cottage. I awoke to the sound of cowbells as the sun struggled to fill my room with daylight. As I crept across the bed to peer through the lace draped window, I saw a meadow of dew-drenched grass blanketed in […]

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Ring of Kerry – Two Weeks in Ireland

Ring of Kerry – Two Weeks in Ireland

| October 4, 2012

After visiting the Muckross House near Killarney, we made our way to Kenmare for the night, which is located near the head of Kenmare Bay at the southern end of the famous Ring of Kerry. Kenmare is a quiet town of about 2,100 people with nice accommodations and a village center with pubs, restaurants and […]

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Fall Apsens of Rocky Mountain National Park

Fall Apsens of Rocky Mountain National Park

| September 30, 2012

As summer begins to fade and the march toward winter continues, the vibrant color and falling leaves of Colorado’s aspens in Rocky Mountian  National Park sing the rhetoric of goodbye. The colors of fall were on full display in Rocky Mountain National Park this weekend and today’s photo was among my favorites taken during our […]

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Muckross House – Two Weeks in Ireland

Muckross House – Two Weeks in Ireland

| September 28, 2012

After our restful night’s sleep just outside of Dublin at Liscara House, We had a wonderful full Irish breakfast and packed our car for an 8:30am departure. Our plan was to reach Killarney in the southwest of Ireland just after lunchtime. Although we were staying in Kenmare at the southern base of the Ring of […]

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