Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Glendalough, Wicklow: The Lake Between Two Mountains

Again, another trip I went. It was fantabulaz indeed, full of amazing scenery that surely gonna make you stunned and mesmerized. So, last two or three weeks ago I think me went to this lovely place call Glendalough. It was a very beautiful place and once you are in Ireland, it like a must to come here. It is actually one of the biggest attraction here in Ireland.

Without more un-meaningful talk, lets the photo talk the words;

The Monestry
More Monestry
Lower Lake
Upper Lake
Along the way
Mysterious forest. Klu kat Malaysia macam estate getah aje
Upper Lake
Various panoramic view of the Glendalough
The birdy eyes of the lakes
Climbing or hiking am gonna say
Freezing-cold water. Damn, I kenot tahan.
Dinner with fish and chips at Bray. This is amazing indeed.
Really, living in Ireland was indeed blissful to me. Am appreciating so much that I've the opportunity to have a piece of memory here and surely am gonna make full use of it.

Saturday, October 5, 2013

Good time at Portmarnock Beach and Malahide Castle Park

Well, this was the places that I had been visited 2 weeks ago. LOLs, not that am too busy studying, it just that anatomy, physiology, histology and many more the -logy things that make my mind less peace and serene. So, study first, traveling second and blogging come in the third place. 

Basically, here in Ireland weekend was amazing, it was sunny, and less windy making it the best day to hang out. So, as planned, we went to Portmarnock. With the aid of google service, we prepare everything; we cooked and we packed cause we are going to swim. Portmarnock beach here I comeeeee.

The rocky side of the beach. During low-tide.
Sandy beach
With an icy-freaking-cold water 
Yup, the water was freezing-cold but still not the coldness that you may die. Refreshing. It had been like a year I had not swimming in the open sea and here it was, my very first time, swimming at Ireland and am really looking forward for more interesting places to swim.

Me in the water. Ouch, sejukkkkkk.
 There were not so many people swimming. Most of them just stay half-naked at the sandy side, sun-bathing.

Meet Saphire. He is French
Saphire and Alex
The Portmarnock Beach

Light house
Finish swimming, we headed off to Malahide. Just about 15-20 minutes aboarding bus from Portmarnock.

Off to Malahide
A really sunny day thus a good day for jalan-jalan
Mitochondrion Depletion

Malahide Castle and me
Lepaking at the Malahide Castle Park
Nice park indeed
Overly tired but cam-whoring was still a MUST
Over the shades of trees
Basically, most of the tourist attraction here in Ireland is just nature-related. There are not so many tall buildings like Malaysia, yet less number of grand shopping complexes, even there are no men-made park like Sunway Lagoon or Tambun that I had discover here. Plus, if Malaysia's museum is bored, the museums here is triplex bored and small too.

Late Dinner at a Pakistani Restaurant.
As this is a day-trip, we just grabbed some dinner before headed back to hostel. This tinny little burger that seem cheap is totally pricy indeed. Living in a country with a bigger currency is really killing me. A beef quarter pounder with chips had cost me aroung 5euro. Still, that day was amazing and nice.