3. Valentia Island A trip to Valentia Island is a popular detour for those travelling along the iconic Ring of Kerry. It also offers a wealth of beautiful locations for landscape photographers. As for me, I have to admit that my impressions were not entirely favorable during the first visit. Crossing the bridge from Portmagee over to the […]Read more "Top 5 Locations for Landscape Photography in Kerry, Ireland (Part 3)"
2. Gap of Dunloe Today I am going to take you south across the Dingle Bay and into the Macgillycuddy’s Reeks. One of the most spectacular features in that chain of rugged mountains is the Gap of Dunloe, a steep valley that cuts the ridge in two. Yes, the Macgillycuddy’s Reeks is a mountain ridge! Don’t worry, to […]Read more "Top 5 Locations for Landscape Photography in Kerry, Ireland (Part 2)"
When I started on this blog post, I intended to write one of the typical top-something lists. I soon realized that with the information I wanted to convey it would be too long for a single article. To make reading easier, I will publish my list of landscape shooting locations in five parts, so bear with me […]Read more "Top 5 Locations for Landscape Photography in Kerry, Ireland (Part 1)"
Mmmmhh, beer….. Yes, I do love beer. And so, shortly after moving to Ireland I found out that this country is an absolute El Dorado for micro breweries and craft beer producers! It was only the logical next step to do some research and find out where the nearest of these delightful facilities could be […]Read more "A Visit at the West Kerry Brewery"
(Very) Early morning at Dunmore Head, the most westerly point on the Irish mainland… Getting up at 4:30 is never something I particularly cherish, neither is driving narrow country roads in pitch darkness, but watching the sun rise on this stunning place more than compensates for the effort! Caution: extra care advised when marching out to the outer […]Read more "Gallery: Sunrise at Dunmore Head, Dingle Peninsula"
Inch village is about 19 km west of Castlemaine in county Kerry, on the famous Wild Atlantic Way. Inch strand is a small peninsula that sticks out into the Dingle Bay like a tooth and on a day like today is a paradise for surfers and other sporty people. But even just sighseeing blows your […]Read more "Inch Strand on the Dingle Peninsula"
Ballyseede Castle is an impressive building not far from Tralee, Co. Kerry. The castle is now a hotel for well-to-do visitors to Kerry, but it is well worth a visit even if you can’t afford the heft price tag for the accommodation. For more about the history of Ballyseedy Castle look at Mariela Zamfirova’s blog […]Read more "Gallery: Ballyseede Castle, Co. Kerry, Ireland"