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A Windy Stop in Clifden Connemara Ireland

Posted on | June 1, 2012 | 1 Comment



On a wet and windy April afternoon we stopped in Clifden, Co. Galway for lunch. It was so wet it was foggy. CAM joked that “the fog wasn’t really fog, it was because in Ireland the rain clouds are so heavy they’re almost on the ground”.
But getting a little wet in the rain has never deterred us from taking a walk especially when a good leg-stretch will blow out mental cobwebs gathered from sitting in the car all the way from Dublin. We took a walk down towards the harbor, on a path that was signposted “Sli na Slainte” – that’s Gaelic for “healthy walk”.


At the bottom of the hill, I got this great shot looking back across the bay at the town.


The wind had picked up even more as we made our way back to our car. My kids stood, feet planted wide apart, trying to see if the wind could blow them down or at least blow off a jacket.

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One Response to “A Windy Stop in Clifden Connemara Ireland”

  1. Sonja
    June 1st, 2012 @ 4:33 pm

    The street shot actually looks like it could be Main Street USA (without the stone cathedral, of course) – so colorful and charming.

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