an instant of life captured for eternity

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^^ Found the best organic shop with the most amazing rye bread ever.

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^^ I love this little guy.

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^^ I can’t seem to find clothes that fit me here.  There workout pants even look baggy and like they want to fall right off.

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^^ After hike salad on rye.

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^^ My favourite green smoothie with a view.

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^^ Veggie sushi dates.  Its really hard to make sushi with an average knife.

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^^ Wise words before our hike.

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^^ Pretty proteas.  We’ve actually discovered that I’m horribly allergic to fynbos and these guys, so basically I’m allergic to the entire Cape town.  yay, for me!

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Rocks stacked up.

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^^ I was on high frog alert on this walk.

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^^ End of hike jump!

How was your weekend? We decided to go all military planning on Cape town, thanks to everything closing at 13:00 on a Saturday here, I find it really inconvenient and strange, but we found the cutest little charity bookshop really close to us that sells books at a ridiculous price.  We went for a walk around our neighbourhood that made me wonder why humans have to make everything so ugly.  On Sunday we decided to try and go for a hike on the cloudiest most stormy day, just to get out of this horrible apartment, sometimes walking in nature can turn a bad weekend into a magical one.

Walking Travels – an Irish walking adventure

Walking travel is definitely the slowest means of transport, unless you count a 26 stop bus for 7 km! With everyone wanting to get somewhere fast and experience everything in record speed, just to get back home and relax, walking travel is definitely not for everyone, but its worth it! You get to experience a town and really get into all those little nooks and crannies.  Its also the best way to walk off all the delicious food you’ve been eating.

We’ve been walking miles upon miles, forgetting to take food and trying to eat a tofu horse when we get home, but its been really fun and also really cheap.  We like things cheap here, so if we are able to walk it , we will and we shall!   So off we would set with google maps in Carl’s trusty hands and my who cares if we get lost attitude, ready for any adventure that might come our way.  Trying to really tone down our tourist vibe, by speaking in super hushed voices, to a point that we would have to read lips, but adventures are always had and things are always seen.  Trying to take everything in and really get swept up by the beauty of Ireland.

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^^ We don’t drink, but when you find the heineken factory, you have to take a photo.  Walks in Cork City.  I didn’t like Cork city much, but if we all liked all the same things the world would be a really boring place.

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^^ One day we decided we really wanted to walk to this bridge to just look at the river.

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^^ City walks, with our trusty backpack and a bottle of water.

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^^ staring at the water.

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^^ Artsy photos, because sometimes you just have to.

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^^ This thing.

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^^ Friendly swans being majestic.

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^^ Street performers everywhere.  This guy had the voice of an angel!

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^^ Christmas light magic.

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^^ Gloomy days.

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^^ How does this thing work?

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^^ Photo taking all the time.

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^^ Street art everywhere.