Wednesday, 7 March 2012

Northern Ireland–The Giant’s Causeway

The Giant’s Causeway is a World Heritage Site and basically a lot of volcanic rocks in cool formations.  Mostly like pipes, some are seen from the side (all the columns) whilst others are seen from the top (all the hexagons). 

It was the purpose of the trip, what I really wanted to see.  I’ll be honest – at first I was a little underwhelmed  but the longer we stayed there, the more I took it in and the more in awe I was.  Nature is fcking awesome.  Sitting a while on a natural rock armchair, waiting for D to traverse them and strike a pose, and listening to the waves crash it hit me.  I was so relaxed.  So caught up in nothing.  So at peace.  I could have stayed there for hours.  At least until the rain hit a few minutes later.  We spent more than an hour at the Causeway and I could have stayed a while longer.  It's a special spot.  Not an instant wow but still very very cool.   

Needless to say, there are plenty of pictures.  They don’t do it justice but they do make me smile for the memories of it all. 


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(Also – if you’re bin Melbourne, totally go and check out Organ Pipes National park to see the same natural affect.  Sure, there’s no waves but still very cool).

4 comments:

  1. wow, looks amazing! such a cool place! and hey, never heard about the organ pipes NP, must check that out now! ohhhh, and yes - I am planning on becoming a footy fan... still not sure which team to support though :)

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    1. Hawthorn obivously!I've been reading from afar we're favs for the flag but not only that, we're a good looking team that's exciting to watch!

      I haven't been to the OP NP for many years (since school) but I remember it pretty fondly. It's near Hanging Rock from memory and Mt Macedon so a lovely day trip.

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  2. That's pretty amazing! It always astounds me what nature comes up with.

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    1. Nature is awesome, isn't it? I miss it a lot by living in a city, nearly time to head off travelling I think.

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