Irish Faerie Trees

Next to the Irish fjord, I saw my first faerie tree up close. It’s thought that if you leave something behind (usually bits of clothing) on a faerie tree, your wish/hope/dream will be granted as it disappears.

Faerie Tree
October 30, 2012 | Killary Harbor | Ireland

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Ballyalban Earthen Ring Fort

The last week of October was Eid al Adha (Feast of the Sacrifice), for which I received 4 days off from work. Tank and I decided to make a week of it and meet his parents…somewhere. After much deliberation, the group settled on Ireland, where we spent time in Dublin and Galway (and the surrounding areas).

Rough life, I know.

**Spoiler alert**: Ireland is stunning.

Moss covered tree branches from one of the trees circling the ring fort
October 28, 2012

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Changing the Guard

Saturday morning Jon and I headed through St. James’s Park to catch the Changing of the Guard — the only time during our London stay that it was scheduled to take place.

The walk through the park was gorgeous.

Birds by the pond in St. James's Park
4/28/2012 – St. James’s Park

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