My bus trip

Discussion in 'Ireland' started by AidanK, Jul 28, 2020.

  1. AidanK

    AidanK A great sinner

    Beacause my car was in for its annual service today I took the bus. My route was a 20 mile journey along a rural 'b' road close to the border. I drive same route maybe 3-4 times weekly. Such a wonderful bounty to enjoy the journey relaxed without the burden of driving. En route, I passed a river, two lakes shimmering in summer sun, a mountain range. Many luscious fields of every shade of green, with livestock grazing. Two Catholic rustically beautiful churches. Cyclists, walkers,runners and various agricultural machines. A forest, trees basking in the breeze and sunshine. For the length of this wonderful little trip I had a sense of God being in His heaven and alls well with His World.
  2. AED

    AED Powers

    What a gift Aiden.
  3. Tanker

    Tanker Powers

    Beautiful that the Lord gave you this gift. It is hard to even get a few minutes of relief these days. Your life has been blessed today! :)
  4. Mario

    Mario Powers

    Can you upload a map of your route?:)
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  5. AidanK

    AidanK A great sinner

    Unfortunately my IT skills are zero
  6. AidanK

    AidanK A great sinner

    We all need to occasionally take time out , breathe the air and thank God for His bounteous giving
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  7. padraig

    padraig New Member

    I love to walk from time to time around Slieve Gullion, which I know is near Aidan. I even managed to get lost:)

    Very beautiful. Very Irish.

  8. Katfalls

    Katfalls Powers

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  9. fallen saint

    fallen saint Baby steps :)

    If you are able to see the beauty and live the are in a very special spiritual state.

    Enjoy the moment.

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  10. AidanK

    AidanK A great sinner

    Excellent video Padraig. Will give people an idea as to why huge portions of Lord of the Rings was filmed in N Ireland. By brother was lucky enough to be in the Neolithic passage tomb on mid winter's and enjoyed the privilege of seeing a young man propose to his girlfriend
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  11. DesertStar7

    DesertStar7 To Jesus + through Mary @-}--

    Wow. :)

    Yes, sometimes it's nicer being a passenger.
  12. padraig

    padraig New Member

    I kind of notice more that the , 'Game of Thrones was filmed here. A lot of the shots were in Tollymore Forest and they do Game of Thrones Day Trips and run buses. One day I was walking through the Forest when I saw a large group of them gawping and chattering and pointing at the dogs. I realised that John Snow in Game of Thrones had a large white kind of wolf dog (Dire Wolf) and they made the link and were wondering what was going on.:)

    This piece here is from Tullymore Forest.:)


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  13. DesertStar7

    DesertStar7 To Jesus + through Mary @-}--

    The dog in the first photo has a curling tail, like a Chow-Chow.
  14. AidanK

    AidanK A great sinner

    And I thought John Snow was a newsreader! Doesn't he get around?!

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