Bicycling in Rossbeigh, Kerry in Ireland I @SatuVW I Destination Unknown

Adventures in the Kingdom of Kerry and How to Make an Escape

by Satu Vänskä-Westgarth September 1, 2014

This past week and the two weekends gone have been all about Kerry. County, that on this adventure got the most time and attention on our busy schedule along the Wild Atlantic Way. Kerry had me a bit nervous, I have to admit. With its reputation as a popular tourist […]

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Family Adventure on Wild Atlantic Way, Ireland I @SatuVW I Destination Unknown

From Adventure to Family Adventure

by Satu Vänskä-Westgarth August 27, 2014

If getting ready for a 2500 kilometre bike ride was a family affair, so it was when the whole family arrived for support here in Ireland. When me and my brother rolled in late in the evening on Friday to Tralee to finish of the third week of the 2500 […]

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Sunset in Kerry I @SatuVW I Destination Unknown

Picking the Favourite Spots along the Wild Atlantic Way

by Satu Vänskä-Westgarth August 25, 2014

“What’s your favourite place so far?” Here we go, that question again… Starting the fourth week of biking along the Wild Atlantic Way in Ireland, I’m finding that particular question increasingly difficult to answer. After the first week of this adventure I thought it was Donegal, “the best kept secret in Ireland”. But […]

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Video from Mayo, along the Wild Atlantic Way I @SatuVW I Destination Unknown

Video: Little Piece of Mayo from along the Wild Atlantic Way

by Satu Vänskä-Westgarth August 24, 2014

Good evening from County Kerry, also known as the Kingdom of Kerry for some. Although we have already nicely settled in Tralee, ready to explore the Kerry coastline all this week, here’s a little taster what Sligo and Mayo had in store for us a week back. There is still […]

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Bike touring in Ireland I @SatuVW I Destination Unknown

Halfway through the Wild Atlantic Way – Can it still Get Better?

by Satu Vänskä-Westgarth August 20, 2014

Today, somewhere during our bike ride we will hit the halfway mark of this Ride Wild 2014 adventure along the 2500 kilometers of Wild Atlantic Way in Ireland. It might not be the exact point if you look at the winding road and its kilometer count, but it will be […]

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Sunset in Achill I @SatuVW I Destination Unknown

May the Road Rise with You – Riding Bicycles in Mayo, Ireland

by Satu Vänskä-Westgarth August 18, 2014

We have said hello with a handshake, and good-bye with a hug. That’s Mayo for us, all over. Meetings with friends and making new ones, while riding the gentle hills of this county protruding out of the mainland and reaching towards west. Leaving behind the slightly meaner mountains of Donegal […]

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Rossnowlagh, Ireland I @SatuVW I Destination Unknown

Video: From Donegal, with Love

by Satu Vänskä-Westgarth August 15, 2014

Falls, scrapes, uphills, downhills, cartwheels in the sunshine, cold beer in the sunset and amazing scenery. Donegal was a wake-up call right in the start of our bicycling adventure. It challenged us with its hills, surprised with its scenery, soaked us with its quick (and not so quick) showers and […]

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