Despite being quite hungover from last night’s antics the plan today was to cycle The Greenway and we decided to stick to that plan! Thankfully it helped get over our hangovers rather than hindering and were soon having a fantastic time. The views were incredible and the weather ideal. It was probably my favourite day out of the whole holiday. We cycled 30 miles in the end!
We were meant to stay for just one pint this evening… One turned into far too many until instead of getting the last bus home we had to get a taxi. Still, it was another excellent day in Ireland with fantastic company.
And it was a proper slog. By far the hardest hike I’ve ever done, and a proper hike at that! 750m of elevation in only about 2.5 miles. The photo is from about two thirds up before the final climb. We were shattered by the end, scrabbling up to the top trying not to slip. But we made it! And most importantly made it back down… Then after a little swim at the hotel it was back out for birthday pints and pizza. I am exhausted…
We’re off on another adventure! We’re in Westport this weekend for a friend’s 40th. Tomorrow we’re hiking up this wonderful mountain, so hopefully we won’t be too broken by the end. But for now we just had a lovely walk to watch the sunset after dinner. I did love New York, but I think we are suited to places slightly quieter!
The first of six days off! Today was a chill one. We had a lovely lie in (who knows if it was tiredness, laziness, jetlag or all three?!). We then headed off to decathlon again to get a couple more things for this weekend, we’re now finally ready.
After all that we went out for a couple drinks with Mariana and Ben! That was a lovely treat as it’s been way too long since we’ve had a catch up. Now we’re all packed and ready for our weekend in Ireland. Off we go again!
As if it’s already June, as if it’s even 2022! Time just flies, doesn’t it? Today was a quiet day. It was a very productive day at work as I start to properly wrap up on one client project before moving over to a new one the week after next.
We went for another two walks in our hiking boots so they’re now feeling very comfortable and we feel prepared for the coming weekend of hiking.
After a week of isolation and then a week of holiday it was finally time to visit the office again! And what a lovely trip it was. I had a wonderful and productive day with Sharon and Pierse followed by drinks in the pub, nattering away for hours. It was absolutely lovely and we’ve already made more plans for next week. It’s so nice to be back out again!
Back to work today and it’s raining and cold. So cold in fact the heating came on for the first time in weeks! But it’s not all doom and gloom as it meant we got to don our new coats and hiking boots for a proper test out in the elements. We went for an hour long after work walk in the pouring rain and all our gear held up perfectly well, so we’re now ready for the *checks notes* 20°c sunny weekend in Ireland?! That’s a bit of a surprise…
And just like that we’re prepping for our next trip which is Friday! We’re off to Ireland for our friends 40th. We picked up hiking boots to finally indulge in all the recent walking we’ve been doing. We now have this week’s lunch and evening walks to break them in before our trip! It’s lovely to get back from one holiday and already have another so soon to prepare for, I’m excited!
I’m quite sad to be back but I think a big part of that is the horrific jet lag I have from only sleeping two hours last night… But we’ve made it back in one piece somehow! I’m so happy we finally went on our trip after two years of covid hiatus, it was really fun I had a great time. Onto our next trip on Friday!