Mateus Ferreiro (Short Story Series #9)

Dutch sea beach photo

Mateus just arrived at his little cabin near the Dutch sea. He comes from Portugal. And he always dreamt of painting in The Netherlands. He finally made up the courage to do it. He’s traveled all over Spain and Portugal but he got tired of the same landscape, same people and same stories of those who asked him for a portrait. So he went out in the world. Mateus knew this wasn’t a big deal for many painters, but for him, it was a dream come trues. He had always been fascinated by the sea. Hearing it roar made him …

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The Giant’s Causeway, Northern Ireland

Giant Causeway Stones Sunny

Another very beautiful spot not to miss while on a Northern Ireland trip. Close to the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, the Giant’s Causeway is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Northern Ireland. The natural attraction is 60 million years old, coming from a volcanic eruption and creating a spectacular view. The rocky cliffs make a great touristic attraction and you’ll see many coming from all over the world. On another lucky sunny day, the Giant’s Causeway is a site to remember. The visitors center there provides a lot of info and guided tours in various languages. Legen-wait-for-it-dary There’s also a legend …

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Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, Northern Ireland

Rope Bridge Sea Green Ireland

During my first UK trip, I had the chance to visit Northern Ireland. I was lucky enough to have a sunny day then. Which is rare, from what I noticed. I think that one of the sights that caught my eye most was the rope bridge from County Antrim that’s being taken care of by the National Trust Organisation. Built 350 years ago by fishermen it became a place to see in Northern Ireland. And what a view you’ll find. More details on how to get to it can be found here.   You have a 10-minute walk along the …

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Bliss. #everydayinspiration

Gourock Scotland Ski

Recently I have moved to Scotland and one of the reasons was the fact that it’s surrounded by the sea. I find it amazing to be able to go and take a walk along the shore and enjoy the sound of the waves. As the blog is also new I’ve been looking up ideas and pointers on how to express myself better. One of those is by commenting or showing a photo or an image that means Bliss for me. This is one of those. Having the chance to see it up close and to hear the movement of the …

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My Extraordinary Weekend (Short Story Series #3) #everydayinspiration

Gourock Sea Panorama

Good, so I have everything I need. Keys, water, music… hm, Mark is ready. And very excited about today. I think he knows we’re going for a walk on the beach. He’s such a smart dog. It’s Saturday. Finally weekend. I’ve been thinking about today for days now. Had a coffee with my friend this morning. Mark was all over the place, so much energy. I can’t blame him. She was going to a movie later. So here we go. Turn off my phone. I want to enjoy everything with my own eyes today. No interruptions. Got my camera in …

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