21. January 2019

Our first Visitors

Not very long after we moved into the cottage we had visitors for the first time. First, it was the family’s turn. Falk’s parents had announced themselves for early May for four days, so we planned many tightly timed highlights in our area for them. What we didn’t have, was the problem where to house […]

Meetup in the Forest

A friend recommended the app “Meetup” for getting to know some new people in Ireland. No sooner said than done – and we were already registered for a trip to Lough Key Forest Park together with about 15 other people from Galway and the surrounding area. The 800-hectare park on the south shore of Lough […]


Savage Beauty

Oscar Wilde once described the place, we’re writing about this time, as a “savage beauty”. Once you’ve been there, you know what he’s talking about. We‘re talking about Connemara, a region in the west of County Galway. Connemara has so many faces. This gets visible especially when looking on the footage from various corners of […]