Azores: Rainbows And Fog In The Highlands Of Pico Island

Pico, the island, has the same name as its mountain. With 2531m, Pico Mountain is the highest mountain in Portugal and one of the biggest European volcanoes. The last eruption has been in 1720. One of the former eruptions created another tiny mountain inside of the caldera (I’m quite sure that geologists would chose different words for this outcome :-), which gives Pico its characteristic appearance. It looks like the mountain would wear a too small party hat. Despite this funny exterior, Pico has a diginfied and wise aura. 

Ireland: Clouds Over Sheep’s Head Lighthouse

We had a winding drive to Sheep’s Head, the point of the peninsula. A beautiful short hike brought us to a small white lighthouse.

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Irish Landscapes: On The Road Through The West

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Ireland: Land Of The Sheep, Home Of The Shave

On our next station we stood at the Stepping Stone Bed and Breakfast near Glencar in Bridia Valley. What a landscape!

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Ireland: Beautiful Gap Of Dunloe

The Gap of Dunloe is a wonderful landscape in the middle of the Ring of Kerry. You can drive to a nearby village and from there on you walk or go by Jaunting Cart (60€/2P).

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Ireland: Killarney

My Mom and I went on a holiday to Kerry in Ireland. We arrived late in the evening and had a first impression of Killarney when looking for a pub to listen to some music. Killarney is a very touristic village in the fabulous landscape of the famous Ring of Kerry, it’s very near to […]