14 May 1985 – 30 years ago

Achill, Ireland, Photography, Travel

 

 

The first photographs I took were on a school trip to Connemara in 1985. I just noticed that it was exactly 30 years ago today that we started the trip.

14 May 1985

Climbing one of the Twelve Bens on the first day of the trip. To say that we were unprepared would be an understatement!

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Chris point the way to an unimpressed Chris. John looks nonplussed.

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The wind and rain was quite brutal. Unfortunately, we were nowhere near the top at this point.

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This was the top of the mountain. Now looking relieved to a downward stroll.

 

 

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Engaging in some spiritual reflection on the way down.

15 May 1985

Ben Lettery Youth Hostel

 

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Nice weather on the one day that we didn’t climb any mountains.

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Patrick posing at the Alcock and Brown memorial

 

 

16 May 1985

 

Ben Lettery Youth Hostel

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The final photo after an exhausing and we climb on the last day of the trip.

Helsinki City Photos – Febuary 2012

Finland, Helsinki, Photography


Yeah, it is summer but I was doing some photo maintenance and thought those photos of Helsinki would be interesting to post. It’s such a contrast to the current feel of the city. Will be taking out my camera tomorrow.