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When a Hill Feels Like a Mountain: Hiking in Connemara National Park

If you follow this blog with any regularity, you may have noticed how outdoorsy we seem while on vacation. This in no way reflects our day-to-day life living in Accra, Ghana, where it’s too hot to comfortably be out during the day and you’re too likely to get malaria if you go out at night. 582 more words


Connemara Pond, Flat Rock, NC

Connemara, the home of Carl Sandburg,is a great National Park site to visit with its original house and large pond, not to mention the goat farm, ( 14 more words

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Ireland: 31 Days, 31 Pictures: Day 14- Diamond Hill, Letterfrack

Day 14: Diamond Hill, Letterfrack

Diamond Hill is a large hill south-east of Letterfrack in County Galway.

I came to Letterfrack to visit GMIT Galway, the former site of St Joseph’s Industrial School. 161 more words


Diamond Hill and Kylemore Abbey

After a nice little breakfast at the Hostel one of the girls in my room, Maxime and I headed to the trial head of the Diamond Hill in the Connemara National Park. 341 more words


Diamond Hill, Ireland

In 2003, two social psychologists by the name of Emmons and McCullough did an experiment that involved counting blessings vs. burdens. Their results found that participants who practiced exercising gratitude (over the course of the ten week study) reported better emotional and physical health than their control experiment counterparts. 957 more words