Our Hike In Ireland’s Wicklow Mountains National Park

Our Hike In Ireland’s Wicklow Mountains National Park

An image of the Glenealo River at Glendalough in County Wicklow, Ireland.  Photography by Frame To Frame - Bob and Jean.

The day following our wild ride around the countryside in and around Glendalough, Bob and I wanted to get up close and personal with nature by going for a hike in Wicklow Mountains National Park.   The predawn light nudged me from my sleep around 4 a.m., and excitement snuck into my consciousness as I thought about the hike we would take in the morning. Read more

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Driving the backroads of County Wicklow

Driving the backroads of County Wicklow

green country road - near Oonagh Bridge - Enniskerry - Wicklow - Ireland

After leaving Powerscourt House, our drive became very interesting because Bob and I avoided using the main thoroughfares and instead, took to driving the backroads in County Wicklow in search of adventure.  We loved the canopy of trees that spanned the carriageway from one side of the road to the other, creating a living, green tunnel.  It was reminiscent of our drives on the country roads in England. Read more

Our Tour of Ireland’s Powerscourt House and Gardens

Our Tour of Ireland’s Powerscourt House and Gardens

Powerscourt - view from triton lake - Ireland

After touring the ancient monastic retreat in Glendalough, Bob and I drove up towards Kilmacanogue to visit Powerscourt Estate, the home of Powerscourt House and Gardens  in County Wicklow, Ireland.  The Palladian mansion provides the perfect backdrop for the dramatic gardens and statuary that occupy the property. Read more