Category Archives: lakes

Old World charm in the Midlands

Three years ago, on the eve of Elaine and Bryan’s wedding, our two families gathered at Rawdons Hotel for drinks in the pub and patio.  It was a perfect way to meet up with friends and family members, some from … Continue reading

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Elaine’s birthday picnic in the park

A week has passed since we celebrated Elaine’s birthday enjoying a picnic with friends and family on a glorious day in Delta Park.  Before she gets any older, 🙂  let me share some photos 😉 Max and Lily met for the … Continue reading

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Mountain reflections

I’ve been going through my photographs from our two night stay, at Champagne Castle Hotel, on our return trip from Ballito and the Midlands, and will be putting together a blog post.  Our first evening there .. a perfect one … Continue reading

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Sligo, Co. Sligo : Travel Reminiscences

Last part .. 10 day self-drive tour of Ireland : October 2009 Hubby and I didn’t really have a sightseeing plan around Sligo, the plan being a night’s stopover before heading back to Dublin across country from west to east.   I would … Continue reading

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Motoring around County Mayo : Travel Reminiscences

Back to Ireland 😉 10 day self-drive tour of Ireland : October 2009 Our trip around Ireland was coming to an end, sadly .. one more night stop, in Sligo, before heading back to Dublin.  Hubby and I travelled from the city … Continue reading

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Kylemore Abbey, Co. Galway : Travel Reminiscences

10 day self-drive tour of Ireland : October 2009 Looking back to my posts on Ireland,  I missed Kylemore Abbey when I wrote posts on the Victorian walled garden on the grounds of the Abbey as well as the small … Continue reading

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Exploring County Galway (or part thereof) : Travel Reminiscences

10 day self-drive tour of Ireland : October 2009 Map of Galway on previous post : I may repeat some scenic pics from breathtaking Connemara as featured in the 2009 post as it’s just amazing!!! Clifden … Roundstone – a village well-known for a … Continue reading

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