My favorite thing about Inishturk so far is the scenery and landscape. The rolling hills, abrupt cliffs and beautiful blue waters are consistently breath-taking.
A distinguishing characteristic of the Irish people I have met so far is a whole-hearted friendliness. Every person I have met has welcomed us with open arms, and we have all become instant friends.
The most surprising thing that I have experienced so far is how fast the weather can change. It can be sunny one minute and in a downpour the next.
Annie Alice, our wonderful B&B host, is a phenomenal cook. Everything she has made us is delicious. My favorite thing she made had to have been the "Banoffee," a banana cream on top of a toffee cream pie. It was exactly what we all wanted after a long day on site.
5 senses of Inishturk:
Sight: rolling hills
Sound: whispering winds
Smell: salt air and sheep
I do not think I will every look at a stone the same again. After trying my hand at masonry, I have learned to appreciate the difficulties behind stone work.
If I had to pack all over again, I would definitely bring much warmer clothes! and probably more clothes that are waterproof.. I was not as prepared for the freezing rains.