6.03.2012

A few favourite trip pics: Ireland

I selected a few pics from my trip to Ireland... No family or pub shots which definitely was what I seemed to have a lot of! Other than family and pubs, the main things I took pics of were churches, cemeteries, animals, landscapes and gardens. So excited to get my Printstagram pieces - a couple of books, a poster and some individual prints. Most of which will be mailed off to my relatives.

Churches, Castles and a Thatched House

The Black Abbey, Kilkenny, County Kilkenny.



St. Canices Cathedral and Tower, Kilkenny, County Kilkenny.



Ross Errily Friary, County Galway.



The gothic church at Kylemore Castle, County Galway.



Window detail of gothic church at Kylemore Castle.



Inside the gothic church at Kylemore Castle.



View of the gothic church at Kylemore Castle.



Dunguaire Castle in County Galway.



Thatched house on Inishmore, Aran Islands.



Textures

The Irish landscape is amazing! When I traveled to Galway the landscape was full of these stone walls. This pic was taken when I toured the Burren.



These are some fish traps found on Inishmore, Aran Irelands.



When I walked up to Dun Aengus Fort on Inishmore, Aran Islands there was rock and then super vibrant fields of grass. Must be all that rain that keeps it green!



Also found on Inishmore, Aran Islands - eroded rock found near the seashore.

Landscapes

Walking up to Dun Aengus Fort on Inishmore, Aran Islands.



The Burren, County Clare.



The Cliffs of Moher, County Clare.



Sugar Loaf Mountain, County Wicklow. Great view from Powerscourt Estate in Enniskerry!



The gardens at Powerscourt Estate in Enniskerry.



Garden decor at Powerscourt Estate.



More garden decor at Powerscourt Estate.



This is Powerscourt Estate.



Mount Congreve in Kilmeaden, County Waterford. This is a huge country garden that is beautiful.



More of Mount Congreve.



Animals

Super cute horse-drawn carriage, Inishmore, Aran Islands.



Another horse-drawn carriage, Inishmore, Aran Islands.



This is one of my favourite shots - love the cows, colours, landscape!



Miscellaneous

Here's one of me from the Cliffs of Moher... It was unbelievably wet, cold and windy. The last time I was in Ireland I saw the Cliffs in the sunshine but this time was anything but. April/May in Ireland is not guaranteed with sun and warmth!



Those are the highlights... Can't wait to get my prints and figure out the best way to display them!

A few favourite trip pics: London

I'm finally posting some shots from my London/Ireland adventure - I'm not too crafty these days and have lost my mojo for blogging/tweeting/etc. Hopefully I get my mojo back soon!

Most of the photos from my trip are of family but I did take a few touristy shots. Loving Instragram! I sent off an order to Printstagram last week. I'm printing books for my cousins since I took a ton of photos of their kids. I then got some individual prints plus I ordered a 20" x 30" poster that I want to frame - it'll have 96 shots from my trip. Super fun!

Here are a few of my favourite pics from London. I'll post photos from Ireland - those I need to break into various categories, etc.

Got this super moody shot along the Thames with Big Ben in the background.


The London Eye - the one super touristy thing I did in London.


A photo of a storefront in one of the high end shopping areas of London.


And of course a guard on a horse. I have no idea how they don't smile or laugh... Or get annoyed. But they don't seem to.


Missing my travels... Definitely need to plan another trip for the fall!