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Fintra Beach Swimming and Camping

Fintra Beach Swimming and Camping

Hi, before I even start this latest blog post, I have to apologise. My last post here was way back in April, just after we finished our van conversion, and somewhere along the way, we got so busy campervanning I couldn't find the time to sit down and get my thoughts...

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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

Note: Camping is not allowed on Aillebrack by order. Please take note of the sign. Thank you to John for contacting me with the updated information and sending the image. I originally wrote this post in August 2017, and many things have changed since then. Including a...

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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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