England and Ireland: July 1998

This was a trip organized by Karen Tate of A Special Journey Travel, advertised as "a magical journey to the sacred sites of the Goddess in Ireland and Cornwall, England." Karen has a Web site at www.karentate.com. For more information, here's the flyer for the trip.

The original presentation of images from this trip is also available here.

Our group leaders were Ruth Barrett of Los Angeles and Kay Gardner of Maine. For more about them and their works, visit Ruth Barrett and Kay Gardner.

London


The British Museum


The Elgin Marbles


London Lion

Avebury


Avebury town


Avebury cat


Avebury circle cows


Kay Keys / Kay Gardner


Kissing an Avebury stone: Kathy Jones' ritual


Silbury Hill

Cornwall


Cornwall welcome at Madron Well


Dolmen


Ceremony by Men-an Tol


Grace: Men-an Tol


Standing stone circle dance


Altar power


Embracing the stone


California girls in Irish cemetery


Colleen with Penzance flowers


Kay K. in flower, Kay G. in woods


Caeia March and Sheryl Straffon


Group picture in Cornwall showing off our Wellies

Somerset


Peg and Carolyn take tea at The Hollies


Chelsea Potter

Stonehenge


Stonehenge infrared


Another Stonehenge infrared


Stonehenge circle


Stonehenge conversation and posing

Clonegal Castle


On the bus and arrival at Clonegal Castle


Lady Olivia welcomes us


Ruth in Grove and Kay on patio


Lady Olivia in her study and with Kay G. in the cellar temple

Newgrange


Newgrange from a distance


Newgrange entrance

Carrowmere


Maeve's Cairn: before the climb


Caromere flag


Ruth on the mountain


Ruth and Kay G. teach at Carrowmere

Sligo


Sligo: Site excavation and guide


Mrs. Haughey at home in Sligo

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Sligo: Irish rain; Irish reverence


Jan with Yeats' swan; swan family

Limerick


Irish traditional musicians near Limerick


Couple enjoying the music


Dancing with Grandma


Limerick: building wall; Paddy emerging from pub


Shops


Galway


Galway museum


Galway bird


Judith by Galway peat fire; Galway cat

Kildare


Kildare swans


Visting church and documenting Sheela Na Gig


Church doors closeup and with our hostess


Our group in church yard


Our hostess leads us in sacred song


Kildare nun


Garden with Kildare Brigit and Brigit's cross


At the holy well


Gifts for Ruth and Kay G.

Dublin


Farewell dinner


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