Dear Vienna

A collection of travels and thoughts.

I got this shot while climbing down the mountain. Probably my favorite.
Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Trey has the clouds at his back.
Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Group resting along the wall. We were exhausted and cold, but it was worth it.
Mourne Mountains, Ireland
We decided not to climb to the tip top because it was so cloudy we wouldn’t be able to see anyway. This picture was taken at the highest point we got to. A wall had been built so hikers could get a break from all the wind. 
Mourne Mountains, Ireland
As we climbed higher, we reached the clouds: Harder to breathe and 10x windier.
Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Looking down at the sea, we could make out Newcastle and the preservation area where Murlough House was built.
Mourne Mountains, Ireland
We spotted sheep!
Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Stone building we stumbled upon while going up the mountain. My guess is that it served sheep herders in some way… No clue.
Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Coming out of the Donard Forest.
Mourne Mountains, Ireland
Part of the team took a day to hike up into the Mourne Mountains. First we had to hike through the Donard Forest.
Donard Forest, Ireland
The gang eating the best fish and chips ever.
Somewhere past Newcastle, Ireland
The cathedral next to the graveyard holding Saint Patrick’s grave.
Downpatrick, Ireland
Sometimes we would get to take day trips before VBS or drop ins.
We went to Saint Patrick’s grave in Downpatrick, Ireland. 
Downpatrick, Ireland. 
Making talking donkey puppets with Cody. 
Dundrum, Ireland
Standing at the coffee bar at another night at drop ins.
Dundrum, Ireland