last day at the edge of the earth

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    My last day in Ireland was spent driving along the Dingle Peninsula. I had planned to visit this Peninsula all along, but the decision was solidified for certain when I stumbled across Peter Cox's gallery in Killarney the week before.

    This was basically my last stop of the last day of my trip. I had driven over Conor Pass, glimpsed the ancient bee hive dwellings, and landed in Dunquin with an appreciation of how remote and ancient the Dingle Peninsula was. I climbed down to an narrow perch overlooking these cliffs and spent a half hour making photographs and taking it all in. Despite the beauty, I ached with the sadness of knowing that when I left this place, I would be leaving Ireland.

    Hélène Vinni, chris lazzery, and 85 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. {JO} 41 months ago | reply

      wow....stunning coastline!

      I'm now wanting to plan a trip to Ireland!

    2. AGrinberg 41 months ago | reply

      Love the feeling in this, incredible coastline.

    3. davidblas 41 months ago | reply

      Beautiful shot and country! Love it!

    4. wildorange55 41 months ago | reply

      how does the sea get so blue? stunning. wow. you'll be back, one day, if you loved it that much :)

    5. McCoy352 41 months ago | reply

      The geology here is spectacular! Looks like Hollywood could use
      this gorgeous place for some movie making. Wonderful rich colors
      in the ocean waters as well. What a trip you had.......wow :)

    6. {no rest for the wicked} 41 months ago | reply

      Incredible scene, Danielle. Gorgeous water and fantastic dark tones across the stone. What an amazing place.

    7. Eric.Vogt 41 months ago | reply

      I love the dance of the blues and whites captured in the motion.

    8. Structure & Spontaneity by .K. [deleted] 41 months ago | reply

      love the blue/green water...
      gorgeous spot. great details.

    9. sue.h 41 months ago | reply

      glorious colours, fantastic rock formations and perfect length of exposure - the movement of the water is absolutely beautiful!

    10. Marc Briggs 41 months ago | reply

      This is spectacular...just love that blue/green water!
      Nice capture of the wave motion around the rocks.

    11. i k o 41 months ago | reply

      Epic view, great capture!

    12. Nguyen Huu Thanh Hai 41 months ago | reply

      Cool wave actions with nice vivid textures on the rocks. Great shot Danielle.

    13. kainz0r [deleted] 41 months ago | reply

      That is phenomenally beautiful.

    14. Gamble Brothers 41 months ago | reply

      Beautiful, Danielle. The Dingle is one of my favourite places on earth. I ran in the Dingle Ultra Marathon (50mile) last year which ran up and over the Conor Pass from the North side of the Peninsula before heading into town and then the marathon loop around the coast.
      I'm planning on entering again next Summer (my Aussie Winter) and I'll definitely bring a bag of cameras with me next time... as well as my running shoes!
      Thanks for the image: it brings back some happy memories.

    15. manyfires 41 months ago | reply

      Wow, over Conor Pass? That's incredible! Kudos to you!

    16. Jenna Filia 37 months ago | reply

      This is gorgeous - what did you shoot this with?

    17. RTsan 23 months ago | reply

      great shot

    18. A4ANGHARAD 2 months ago | reply

      Hi Danielle, just been looking through some amazing images, and like you loved that corner! Borrowed for a gallery, hope that's ok?
      Best Wishes to you and yours for Christmas and the future M x

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