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START FROM: 1st Line IHS, the trail leaves the road and ascends into farmer’s fields.

FINISH AT: Highway 89 + Hurontario Street – you can finish on either the north or south side of 89. 275 more words

Bruce Trail


Hike Number 15

Maps 19 + 20

August 28, 2014

Mono Centre/Primrose

Today Danielle and I grabbed a couple of hours to hike a 5.2 km jaunt.  541 more words

Bruce Trail

One ring, two lakes, and three ancient tombs


After a few condescending comments from our Irish studies professor, we were eager to get out of class. Also, it was Friday and that means our brains stopped working when we woke up. 1,182 more words


Ireland's most revered ancient landscape.

Sometimes, when city life palls, I don my boots and head out to County Meath and the hillforts and burial mounds of  this historic landscape. This is one of Ireland’s most beautiful rural landscapes, peppered with archaeological and historic sites, along the beautiful valley of the river Boyne. 618 more words

Sculpture, Art And Culture

Beaulieu House, historic Boyne beauty.

On the north bank of the river Boyne, lies an historic house with one of the earliest examples of a walled garden in Ireland, said to have been laid out in the 1720s by Dutch artist Willem van der Hagen, father of the Irish school of landscape painting. 305 more words

Sculpture, Art And Culture

Heading West

After our couple of days in Dublin it was time to head west.  But after catching the bus to Dublin Airport to pick up our hire car we actually drove a short distance north of Dublin to Newgrange. 220 more words