Ireland is such an enchanting place-- there are layers and layers of history, culture, beauty and nonsensical quirkiness to unfold and discovery every moment. It is a passionate country, and you never quite know what will speak to you until you're standing on the soil, living the dream. This time around the colors of the buildings captured my attention for some reason. Who thinks of these color schemes (and meticulously maintains them)?...because so many of the townsfolk seem like elderly men (and women) dressed in tweed (or faded floral-print cotton dresses). Not the type you would imagine to pick hot pink for their storefront. But, who knows. The Irish are a whimsical people. So, if you ever need inspiration for a bold paint job, here it is:
Even on deserted, wild islands you can find a bit of flair.