wicklow national park, ireland

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

what better way to bring the ‘europe with my family’ recap to a close than with a look at ireland’s wicklow national park?






observations made during our day in wicklow:

1.  my dad loves cemeteries.

2.  my dad loves taking pictures of cemeteries.

3.  it’s fun to say, “hey, look! this is where the sword fight scene in the princess pride was filmed*!”

4.  my parents have really mastered the ‘solemn in the graveyard’ face.

5.  ireland gets greener (and prettier) by the day.



*no – this is not where the sword fight scene in the princess bride was filmed.  but apparently part of ps i love you was filmed there?

Anonymous said...

i love cemeteries too. is that creepy???

and truth be told, while i think ireland is green, just getting back from austria (and this is not my first trip there) confirms that it is wayyyy greener. i dont know what they put in the soil there, but whatever it is needs to happen in more places haha.

Megan said...

my mom LOVES cemeteries..and going around and reading every.single.headstone....

this was much to our disdain during their trip out here this winter.

Kara Renee said...

Wow! What gorgeous pictures! I am so sad that in my short time living in England, I never made it over to Ireland.

Alex, Speaking Denglish said...

ughhh i want to go!

lucky gal you are to have shared this awesome trip with your family

Sara Louise said...

Is this Glendalough and St.Kevins?
And I didn't see P.S. I Love You (I did read the book though) so I can't say if it was filmed there, but Ardmore Studios is in Wicklow and lots of stuff like The Tudors was filmed there so maybe thats where??

Unknown said...

I LOVE cemeteries too!!! I know, I'm strange but they ALWAYS peek my interest. Thanks for sharing.

Shauna said...

Your photos are beautiful!
I hope to visit Ireland one day.

Taylor said...

i am loving all of your ireland pictures! the buildings are so bright annd pretty, and colorful too! looks like you're having such a fun time going around :)

Magical Daydream said...

Wow this looks so beautiful! I wish we had mountains in the Netherlands..



Katie Cook said...

yippee!! ireland posts...can't wait to read the rest of them. hubby and i are going there next month! so pumped. :)

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