10 Photos from the Island of Ireland

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Nov 5, 2012
Posted in: Photos, Top Ten

It seems somewhat politically insensitive (or perhaps merely uninformed) to lump all my photos from our Ireland trip together, especially in light of last Monday’s post. I wondered if I should split them up into two posts – 10 photos from our trip to Northern Ireland, and 10 photos from our trip to the Republic.

But there is no border between the two places; we drove seamlessly from Northern Ireland to the Republic, and back again. The countryside remained lovely, the people continued to be friendly, and glasses of Guinness flowed freely on either side.

And so, because our similiarities in this world should always triumph over our differences, I’ve mashed all my photos together in one post. (Also, I was feeling kind of lazy.)

  1. Most covered lattice, Castle Leslie Estate, Republic of Ireland.

    You lichen? GET IT? LICHEN? HA.

  2. Caution: Horses sign, Castle Leslie Estate.

    I wanted to add little fangs to the silhouette and change it to say “Caution: VAMPIRE HORSES” but Rand mentioned some nonsense about defacing property or something, so I didn’t.

  3. “I have Clamidia” post-it Note, Belfast, Northern Ireland.

    On the plus side, it’s great to inform future and past partners when you discover you have an STD. However, you may want to consider a different medium than a Post-It note.

  4. Giant’s Causeway columns, Northern Ireland.

    And a rare spot of sun.

  5. Ginormous mirror on the ground, Dublin.

  6. Dried ivy, brick building, blue sky, Dublin.

  7. Rand gets contemplative at the Peace Wall, Belfast.

    He wasn’t sure what to write.

  8. Mixed messages, Dublin.

    OH GOD WHICH IS IT?!

    _

  9. Hillside near Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, Northern Ireland.

    The beautiful spoils of our harrowing drive.

  10. Obligatory photo of the two of us, Guinness Brewery, Dublin.

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