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Walking on the Wilder side of Mayo
By ansel
25, Aug 2009 - 22:55

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Light and shade - hurricane remnants from the Gulf of the Carribean sweep through the Doolough Valley and on to Westport and Castlebar reminding us all about climate change.

A beautiful Mayo River with plentiful supply of water running down after the wet weekend

Partry Mountain Sheep checking out the view

Rain sweeping into the evocatively named Tawnyard Lough

A river gorge cascading down into the Erriff heading towards Killary Harbour

On Sunday last it was hard to tell the roads from the rivers with all that tropical rainfall - but the likelihood is that this is a river and not just a series of potholes waiting to be filled when the rain stops.

Rain on the windscreen - a sight that many tourists saw this week in Mayo

A remote road where you can stop and take a photo without fear of anyone coming behind you - is that rain or sunshine on that mountain in the distance?


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