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2018 Calendars are ready!

I’ve prepared FIVE different calendars for Ireland for 2018. Available for purchase HERE! Religious Ireland 2018 Calendar Irish Coasts 2018 Calendar Essential Ireland 2018 Calendar Neolithic Ireland 2018 Calendar Ireland Buildings 2018 Calendar REVISED! I’ve added more calendars! Iceland 2018

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My Locations at the DragonCon Art Show

Labor Day Weekend is Nerdigras in Atlanta, Georgia! 80,000+ geeks and sundry nerds descend upon 5 downtown Atlanta hotels and have a geekfest. I will, as always, have my beaded jewelry and photoprints at the Dragoncon Art Show, located in the Hyatt, two

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Posted in Art, Jewelry, Photography

English magic: how folklore haunts the British landscape

The Land of the Green Man by Carolyne Larrington shows how supernatural stories can help us understand reality. Source: English magic: how folklore haunts the British landscape

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Alone at Machu Picchu by japerezrogers by japerezrogers — Sig Nordal, Jr.

The best time to get to Machu Picchu is before sunrise and before the crowds of people. This means getting in line for the 5:30am bus at 3:30am, and running past everyone hiking up the ruins. But to be alone

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Top 10 Fake Scottish Photos that went viral | ScotClans | Scottish Clans

I’ve seen several of these for Scotland (especially the Fairy Pools, Kilchurn Castle, and Hermitage). Since I’ve actually BEEN to the latter two, I knew better 😛 At ScotClans we have a very active Facebook group: Scottish Clans and Families,

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Scotland from Above in High Definition – Isle of Skye to Ben Nevis (HD) – YouTube

Scotland is stunning, that is definitely true. Enjoy the sky-view!

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Harris & Lewis – A Timelapse Film on Vimeo

I’ve stayed on the Isles of Harris and Lewis (Scotland) and this is an amazing place. Even this video doesn’t do it justice, though it comes close. Enjoy!

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25 Places In Scotland That Are Straight Out Of A Fantasy Novel

Who needs Westeros? We’ve got Wester Ross. Source: 25 Places In Scotland That Are Straight Out Of A Fantasy Novel

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Mussendun Temple and Downhill Demesne, County Derry, Northern Ireland

Who wouldn’t want a library on a sea cliff, facing the North Sea? Well, not quite the North Sea, but Close! I had heard of this place from Michele Erdvig, who has a great forum and guidebook called Irelandyes. I knew

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Over the Sea to Skye…

Speed, bonnie boat, like a bird on the wing, Onward! the sailors cry; Carry the lad that’s born to be King Over the sea to Skye. These poignant words can evoke so many images for those that call Scotland home.

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My Full Trip Report from Iceland, July 2015 – with photos!

I’ve made a 2017 calendar of my Iceland photos! Available on Lulu!   The plan: 15 days around the Ring Road. My husband and I, in our mid-40s. Rent a 4X4 so we can go on the F-Roads. 2-3 nights

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Photos from Alftanes and Reykjanes Peninsula, Iceland

My journey to Iceland in July and August, 2015, consisted of: 3 nights in Reykjavik 2 nights in Skogar 2 nights near Jökulsárlón 3 nights near Lake Myvatn 3 nights in Holmavik 2 nights in Alftanes In total, I took

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Photos from the Westfjords of Iceland

My journey to Iceland in July and August, 2015, consisted of: 3 nights in Reykjavik 2 nights in Skogar 2 nights near Jökulsárlón 3 nights near Lake Myvatn 3 nights in Holmavik 2 nights in Alftanes In total, I took

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Photographs from the east coast of Iceland, near Jökulsárlón

My journey to Iceland in July and August, 2015, consisted of: 3 nights in Reykjavik 2 nights in Skogar 2 nights near Jökulsárlón 3 nights near Lake Myvatn 3 nights in Holmavik 2 nights in Alftanes In total, I took

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Photos from Reykjavik, Iceland

My journey to Iceland in July and August, 2015, consisted of: 3 nights in Reykjavik 2 nights in Skogar 2 nights near Jokulsarlon 3 nights near Lake Myvatn 3 nights in Holmavik 2 nights in Alftanes In total, I took

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The Magical Isle of Skye, Scotland

The Isle of Skye in Scotland is the largest island in the Inner Hebrides. It has a varied and unique landscape, and is a fantastic place for hiking. It is one of my favorite places in the world, as there is so much to see and do in such a small area.

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