On the River Shannon April / May 2012
 
 


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We say good bye to Lough Derg at this point. The wind direction changes to southwest and we go upstream.

Watersport on the lakeHorses on Portland Island

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Willi has again to hug trees when we moor at Portland Island.

Mooring to treesMooring to trees

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Some showers are passing east, west and north but it remains dry when we stay there for a couple of hours and during our drive further upstream to Meelick late in the afternoon.

Shannon backwaterImpressive cloud

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On the planeGoing upstream

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rain cloud at MeelickVictoria Lock

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Later when moored at Meelick Quay we get some short showers with impressive clouds and rainbows. We hear again a cuckoo in the distance.

Meelick QuayRainbow

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meelick QuayRainbow

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dark cloudsMeelick Quay

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunny evening

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shannon Airport Max 14.3C Min 6.2C Rainfall 12.1 mm Sun hours 7.2 Wind NE then SW F3

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