Ireland

Dunquin pier and the Atlantic ocean

Dunquin : The Pure Essence of Ireland

By Chrisostomos Kamberis / 6 June, 2018 / 9 Comments

Dunquin   If a distillation came out of Ireland, its pure essence concentrated in a single place; that would be Dunquin I think. The next parish to America as they call it, is the most western village of the Irish mainland, right on the tip of Dingle peninsula where the prolific green of the meadows…

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Carrauntoohil from the east

Carrauntoohil : Hiking to the top of Ireland

By Chrisostomos Kamberis / 17 May, 2018 / 20 Comments

Irish Mountains Talking about mountains in Ireland, might sound a bit ironic since the emerald island is famous for its endless green flats more than anything else. Truth is that Ireland not only has mountains but they also present a great opportunity for people to be introduced to mountaineering and do something that usually is…

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Urban Story : A Night in Cork Frontpage

Urban Story : A Night in Cork

By Chrisostomos Kamberis / 27 February, 2018 / 0 Comments

Cork is known for many things—Murphy’s Irish stout and the rivalry with Dublin among others—the former probably contributing to the latter. It’s Irish city fool of character, with a beautiful island in the center which is surrounded by the channels of River Lee. As a teen I knew Cork because of one of its most…

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A failed attempt to climb Mt. Brandon featured

Mt. Brandon : Stormy Weather

By Chrisostomos Kamberis / 30 October, 2017 / 8 Comments

People and especially media people tend to tell stories about epic journeys and successful accomplishments. But truth to be told there are much more to be learned from a failure than a success thus the reading of a defeat is much more useful to a reader than an epic story of triumph. This story is…

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Ireland Cliffs of Moher

Ireland : The Cliffs of Moher

By Spiros Gioldasis / 23 September, 2016 / 3 Comments

On the west coast of Ireland, the Cliffs of Moher are one of its most breathtaking features In Ireland the inevitable never happens and the unexpected constantly occurs Sir John Pentland Mahaffy   With this trip to Ireland and particularly by visiting the famous cliffs of Moher, I finally fulfill a childhood dream. As a…

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