Ballynahinch Castle Hotel
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We only had a short time to spend browsing, so we all hurriedly made our purchases. I think I was the last person to leave the ...
long as the wind is not blowing the weather is lovely, and this morning the sky
is crisp and clear.Today
we visit Kylemore castle . The abbey(on the same
grounds) was founded for nuns
who fled Belgium in World War I.
Kylemore Castle was built as ...
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Improving our sense of direction,
Leann and ...
... 8217;d typically find on farms like cows and goats. One thing I really found striking was the contrast of the dark black cows with the rich green grass. We had been walking for over an hour, and some of those scenes we saw, albeit simple, were extraordinary in that it appeared someone had adjusted the contrast to amplify the colors.
In the midst of taking pictures, I thought it would be a cool idea to get a shot of Joanna on top of this ...
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Lovely Estate and Hotel
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