Sometimes I become so wrapped up in city life that I forget the sense of calm that comes with a country walk. I may be an unapologetic city-girl, but I have to admit there's something special about a wander along a quiet country path. Especially when that path is on the coast of Donegal on an uncharacteristically warm day.
My mum and I couldn't have timed this walk any better, weather wise. For the majority of the walk, the clouds shielded the sun, which meant that we weren't uncomfortably hot. Then, as we came to the end of the walk and closer to the beach, the clouds faded, presenting a beaming sun. Perfect timing for a dip in the sea before driving home before the rainclouds rolled in.
I don't think I'll ever tire of sharing pictures of Donegal online. It really is an underrated spot of beauty. As we walked down the deserted pathway, we wondered aloud whether there are other places like this - beautiful places that tourists don't know about. There must be, of course, but how would we have heard about them? If you know of any, please do let me know - I promise it'll be our secret!