Carrick-A-Rede

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Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge by Manadh Photography
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Coastline near Carrick-a-Rede by Manadh Photography

Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge - Ireland

This famous rope bridge in Ireland connects the mainland to the tiny island of Carrickarede. The original bridge was built over 300 years ago by locals looking to go salmon fishing on the island. Underneath the bridge are some small caves, which were used as homes of boat builders, and as a place to take shelter during storms. 

There have been instances of visitors being too scared to face a return trip across the bridge, and a boat having to be called to remove them from the tiny island. 

mjsowers  asked:

Id be happy to give you my recs. Yay! Ok, so I'm stupid excited now. If you go to any of these places, you have to tell me what you thought! The Carrick-A-Rede bridge is breathtaking! Dunluce Castle is the bestest of all the castles. I spent an entire day there writing bc it's so damn legendary and inspiring! Downtown Belfast has a giant blue fish sculpture made of tiny ceramic tiles that have individual pics on them. It's really cool to see. 1/2

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