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Northern Ireland
September 2017

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+ Ireland - beyond Dublin
+ Animals and birds of Ireland
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+ Giant's Causeway
+ North Coast
+ Game of thrones
+ Carrick-a-rede
+ Dark Hedges
+ Bushills Distillery
+ Dunluce castle
+ Itinerary

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Giants Causeway

Giants Causeway

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Giants Causeway, Northern Ireland
September 13, 2017
Olympus Tough T5i

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Giants Causeway

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Giants Causeway, Northern Ireland
September 13, 2017
Canon 7Dmark2

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Basaltic puddles

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Giants Causeway, Northern Ireland
September 13, 2017
Canon 7Dmark2

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Rainbow

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Giants Causeway, Northern Ireland
September 13, 2017
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Columnar basalt

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Giants Causeway, Northern Ireland
September 13, 2017
Canon 7Dmark2

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Sunrise

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Giants Causeway, Northern Ireland
September 15, 2017
Canon 7Dmark2

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The Causeway

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Giants Causeway, Northern Ireland
September 15, 2017
Canon Rebel T5i

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Sea and Causeway

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Giants Causeway, Northern Ireland
September 14, 2017
Canon 7Dmark2

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Giants surf

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Giants Causeway, Northern Ireland
September 14, 2017
Canon Rebel T5i

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Bob on the Causeway
Back towards the hills

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Giants Causeway, Northern Ireland
September 15, 2017
Canon Rebel T5i

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Causetic jump
Forward toward the sea

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Giants Causeway, Northern Ireland
September 15, 2017
Canon Rebel T5i

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Hexon

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Giants Causeway, Northern Ireland
September 15, 2017
Canon 7Dmark2

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Giants Causeway, Northern Ireland
September 13, 2017
Canon 7Dmark2

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Basaltic Bob

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Giants Causeway, Northern Ireland
September 14, 2017
Canon 7Dmark2

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Sunrise

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Giants Causeway, Northern Ireland
September 15, 2017
Canon 7Dmark2

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Sign

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Giants Causeway, Northern Ireland
September 13, 2017
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Visitors Center

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Giants Causeway, Northern Ireland
September 13, 2017
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Foam

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Giants Causeway, Northern Ireland
September 14, 2017
Canon 7Dmark2

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Finn's boot

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Giants Causeway, Northern Ireland
September 14, 2017
Canon 7Dmark2

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Wag the bird

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White wagtail (Motacilla alba)
Family: Motacillidae
Giants Causeway, Northern Ireland
September 14, 2017
Canon 7Dmark2

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Wagtail

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White wagtail (Motacilla alba)
Family: Motacillidae
Ballintoy Harbor, Northern Ireland
September 13, 2017
Canon 7Dmark2

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Wagtail

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White wagtail (Motacilla alba)
Family: Motacillidae
Ballintoy Harbor, Northern Ireland
September 13, 2017
Canon 7Dmark2

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Prone to hard gossip

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European stonechat (Saxicola rubicola)
Ballintoy Harbor, Northern Ireland
September 13, 2017
Canon 7Dmark2

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In pursuit of oysters

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Eurasian oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus)
Family: Otididae
Giants Causeway, Northern Ireland
September 14, 2017
Canon 7Dmark2

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Chatty

giants causeway
European stonechat (Saxicola rubicola)
Family: Muscicapidae
Giants Causeway, Northern Ireland
September 14, 2017
Canon 7Dmark2

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Sheep

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Sheep (Ovis aries)
Family: Bovidae
Dunluce Castle, Northern Ireland
September 13, 2017
Canon 7Dmark2

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North shore

Rainbow at sea

northern ireland
North Coast, Northern Ireland
September 13, 2017
Canon Rebel T5i

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Rainbow touchdown

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North Coast, Northern Ireland
September 13, 2017
Canon 7Dmark2

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Sheep Island

northern ireland
North Coast, Northern Ireland
September 13, 2017
Canon Rebel T5i

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Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones tour

northern ireland
Ballintoy Harbor, Northern Ireland
September 13, 2017
Canon 7Dmark2

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Game of Thrones tour

northern ireland
Ballintoy Harbor, Northern Ireland
September 13, 2017
Canon 7Dmark2

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Attack

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Ballintoy Harbor, Northern Ireland
September 13, 2017
Canon 7Dmark2

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Game of Thrones selfie

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Ballintoy Harbor, Northern Ireland
September 13, 2017
Canon 7Dmark2

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Crystal eyes

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Ballintoy Harbor, Northern Ireland
September 13, 2017
Canon 7Dmark2

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Carrick-a-rede

Rope bridge

northern ireland
Rope bridge
Carrick-a-rede, Northern Ireland
September 13, 2017
Canon Rebel T5i

See Bridges

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Rope bridge

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Rope bridge
Carrick-a-rede, Northern Ireland
September 13, 2017
Olympus Tough TG-5

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Dark Hedges

In the alley

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Dark Hedges, Northern Ireland
September 13, 2017
Canon Rebel T5i

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Fields of barley

northern ireland
Barley (Hordeum vulgare)
Dark Hedges, Northern Ireland
September 13, 2017
Canon 7Dmark2

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In the fairy den

northern ireland
Bob
Dark Hedges, Northern Ireland
September 13, 2017
Olympus Tough TG-5

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Fairy door

northern ireland
Doors
Dark Hedges, Northern Ireland
September 13, 2017
Canon 7Dmark2

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Crocus

northern ireland
Dark Hedges, Northern Ireland
September 13, 2017
Canon 7Dmark2

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Bushmills distillery

Distillery

northern ireland
Bushmills Distillery
Bushmills, Northern Ireland
September 14, 2017
Canon Rebel T5i

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Booth

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Bushmills, Northern Ireland
September 14, 2017
Canon Rebel T5i

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Dunluce Castle

Done loose

northern ireland
Dunluce Castle
Bushmills, Northern Ireland
September 13, 2017
Canon Rebel T5i

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Window

northern ireland
Dunluce Castle
Bushmills, Northern Ireland
September 14, 2017
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Tower remnant

northern ireland
Dunluce Castle
Bushmills, Northern Ireland
September 14, 2017
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Ancient boat etching

northern ireland
Dunluce Castle
Bushmills, Northern Ireland
September 14, 2017
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Wall with colunar basalt from the Giants Causeway

northern ireland
Dunluce Castle
Bushmills, Northern Ireland
September 14, 2017
Canon Rebel T5i

cf Giants Causeway

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The smell was not as bad as you might expect...

northern ireland
Dunluce Castle
Bushmills, Northern Ireland
September 13, 2017
Canon Rebel T5i

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Sunset

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In town
Bushmills, Northern Ireland
September 13, 2017
Canon Rebel T5i

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Itinerary (see Ireland)

+ September 12, 2017 Donegal to Bushmills, Antrim Coast Northern Ireland
Breakfast at Abby Hotel Donegal
Smuggler's Inn
Drive down to the Giants Causeway by myself in the pitch black and rain - to scope it out for the morning

+ September 13, 2017 - Bushmills, Antrim Coast Northern Ireland
Predawn wake-up
Drive to and walk down to Giants Causeway
Giants Causeway
Back to Hotel for Breakfast at Smuggler's Inn
Carrick-a-rede - rope bridge
Ballintoy Harbor
Dark Hedges

+ September 14, 2017 - Bushmills (Antrim Coast), Giants Causeway Northern Ireland to Trim
Predawn wake-up (day 2)
Drive to and walk down to Giants Causeway
Giants Causeway
Back to Hotel for Breakfast at Smuggler's Inn
Dunluce Castle
Bushmills Distillery
Return to Giants Causeway for sunset
Walk up to organ pipe formation

+ September 15, 2017 - Bushmills (Antrim Coast) to Drogheda
Predawn wake-up (day 3)
Drive to and walk down to Giants Causeway
Giants Causeway
Back to Hotel for Breakfast at Smuggler's Inn
Finish packing
Cross back into Ireland
Newgrange - visitors center and tour of Knowth
Dessert at Visitors Center
Scholars Townhouse Hotel in Drogheda

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Modified: November 23, 2018
Created: September 21, 2017 (from ireland2017.html)
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