Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Hidden Guides by Christy Nicholas

Mythical, Magical, Mystical: A Guide to Hidden Ireland
Hidden Gems Guides
Christy Nicholas
ISBN: 9781301520725
Length: Full Length
Genre: Travel Guide
Price: $9.99

Buy here - Tirgearr Publishing

The Mythical Facet – History and Myth-tery, The Magical Facet – The Fair Folk, The Mystical Facet – Gods and Saints, The Personal Facet – Friendly Folk, The Musical Facet – A Song and Dance, The Stunning Facet – Photo opportunities, The Tasty Facet – Irish Fare, The Practical Facet – How do I…?, The Frugal Facet – Budgets, Discounts, and Deals, The Hidden Facet – Undiscovered Places

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What comes to your mind when you hear the word ‘Ireland?’ Perhaps you envision fairies dancing around a mushroom circle in eerie starlight? Enormous pints of Guinness lined up on an antique wooden bar? Men with jaunty caps riding wooden carts pulled by tired donkeys?

Every person has a different impression, a different idea and ideal, when they think of a particular place. Ireland itself has such a varied past and present that the images conjured up are many-faceted, like a huge emerald, glinting bits of its life into each aspect of your mind and memory.

I’ve been to Ireland several times, and it holds a special place in my heart and in my head. Ireland is mo anam an bhaile, my soul’s home in Irish. It is a place I feel comforted, warm, and welcome. I wish to share some of this peace and serenity with others. Please, feel free to join me in my journey through Ireland, its history, mystery and magic.

In this book, I will explore many aspects of Ireland. It possesses a rich mythical and historical culture, and a great part of this culture relates to the magic of the land and its people. There have been, and remain, many mystical parts of the island, but the people are what make Ireland what it is today. Of course, music is also an integral part of the culture. I will explore some stunning landscapes and architecture for the photo bugs, and will then explore some of the practical aspects of travel in Ireland. I have listed some advice on ways to save money while on your journey, and delved into some hidden places which most tourists pass by. In the back of the book, you will find several maps and resources to help with further research and information.

Please, enjoy your journey through my book. And, if I have convinced you to travel to this magical place, please let me know. I think everyone should visit Ireland and be enriched by its incredible sense of the mystical, magical and mythical.

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Christy Nicholas, also known as Green Dragon, has her hands in many crafts, including digital art, beaded jewelry, writing, and photography. In real life, she's a CPA, but having grown up with art all around her (her mother, grandmother and great-grandmother are/were all artists), it sort of infected her, as it were. She loves to draw and to create things. She says it's more of an obsession than a hobby. She likes looking up into the sky and seeing a beautiful sunset, or seeing a fragrant blossom or a dramatic seaside. She takes a picture or creates a piece of jewelry as her way of sharing this serenity, this joy, this beauty with others. Sometimes this sharing requires explanation – and thus she writes. Combine this love of beauty with a bit of financial sense and you get an art business. She does local art and craft shows, as well as sending her art to various science fiction conventions throughout the country and abroad.

Find Christy Online

Website - http://www.greendragonartist.com
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/greendragon9
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Amazon US - http://www.amazon.com/Christy-Nicholas/e/B00E3ENH7C
Tirgearr Publishing - http://www.tirgearrpublishing.com/authors/Nicholas_Christy

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