After that nice foot bath the path left the shore of the river and became intense and steep and when I was ready to take a stop on the top of a hill we had this most amazing view down a huge valley: A gigantic waterfall fell from the mountains down to a green valley with a meandering clear river, some colored points caused by tents, birds singing and and butterflies surrounding us.
On our second day we made a visit to fabulous Muckross House and had a long walk through the woods and to Torc Waterfalls. I don’t like guided tours but you can’t look at the house without it. The guided tour through the house we had, was very informative and our guide – Patsy – told the stories with interesting anecdotes and without any longeurs.
Colored spiders, fern leaves twice as big as me, huge trees growing around still bigger trees, parasite plants growing on other plants which grow already on plants, unseparable undergrowth, enormous flowers, the omnipresent sound of dropping water, the rustling in the bushes from small mammals, dragonflies big as my forearm and birds with the sound of […]