Swimming

My 5 Favourite Beaches in County Galway

My 5 Favourite Beaches in County Galway

Hi again, this week I have been thinking about my favourite beaches in Co Galway, which I thought initially would be an easy task. Then I could have a wee chat about each of them. But, suddenly, the easy peasy idea seemed not as easy as I first considered. I happen to...

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Galway to Gurteen Bay and Sea Swim

Galway to Gurteen Bay and Sea Swim

Hi there, and a happy Monday to everyone. So it's back to the weekly schedule after a fun weekend. Our wee springer has been ill, and keeping to a plan of regular structured activity seems to help her a lot. Thankfully, the knock-on effect is that I am now more...

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New Year 2022 & Wild Swimming

New Year 2022 & Wild Swimming

Hi, and welcome to A Wandering Hippy and my first blog post of the New Year. There have been various incarnations of this blog over the past few years. But, I finally decided to give it a permanent home, right here. I am looking forward to blogging about my adventures...

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Camping Aillebrack Beach, Ballyconneely, Co Galway

Camping Aillebrack Beach, Ballyconneely, Co Galway

Last weekend we travelled to Aillebrack Beach, when we lived in Clifden this was my favourite beach to visit and swim at. I personally find it a magical place, with ever changing skies that blend and contrast with the horizon line, and of course the whole Atlantic...

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Tra Salin Beach, Co Galway

Tra Salin Beach, Co Galway

NOTE: I have an updated post about this beach and a few others in County Galway, including an interactive map. Click Here Apart from visiting forest parks, my all time favourite places to visit are quiet beaches. Having lived most of my life on the West Coast of...

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