Photographer's Note

From the Dark Hedges, we made our way north up to the coastal roads. The main attraction up here is probably the Giant's Causeway, but thats still a little bit west of here.

We came here to walk across the popular Carrick-a-Rede Bridge. Its quite touristy, but we still had to do it. Plus, the nature and scenery is fantastic. I'll post the actual Rope Bridge photo as a WS, what you're seeing here is a cave on the little island we walked to across the rope bridge.
I guess I just didn't want to post the tourist trap as the main post.

The Rope Bridge is 20 metres long, 1 metre wide, it sways back and forth with the wind 30 metres above the rocky shoreline below. Back in the day, fishermen would use the bridge to stretch their nets out from the islands tip to intercept migrating salmon. Actually, its still done today as it was 200+ years ago. Pretty clever way to use nets and bridges to capture the fish, gotta hand it to them.

I felt the landscape and cave was the better subject, perhaps because the bridge has been photographed a million times already. If you look closely, you can see lots of people up top walking around on the tiny island.

Please take a look at the WS photo's for more views, and to see the bridge.

And as always, click on the word CAVE below to see a sharper and clearer image, its considerably better quality then this one.


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Additional Photos by craig macintosh (macjake) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 8868 W: 85 N: 22643] (98544)
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