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Bruce Stangeland's Photographs from a Celtic Cruise
around the British Isles and Ireland, August - September, 2010

Route of our Cruise

Earl's Court Tavern, London

Apartments near Earls Court Station, London

Street near Earls Court Station, London

Andrea della Robbia ceramics, Victoria & Albert Museum, London

della Robbia ceramic, V & A Museum, London

Plaster cast of Trajan's column in Rome, V & A Museum, London

Dining room, V & A Museum, London

Westminster Abbey, London

Parliament, London

"London Eye" ferris wheel, London

St. Paul's Cathedral. London

Tower of London

Stonehenge and visitors on Salisbury Plain

Closeup of Stonehenge monoliths

Stonehenge lintels

Outside Earls Court Underground Station, London

Looking Down on Crosswalk Warning , Cromwell Road, London

West Cromwell Hotel, London

Interior of Earls Court Underground Station, London

Lion Guarding Trafalgar Square, London

Sherlock Holmes Public House, London

Approaching Castle Cornet, Saint Peter Port, Isle of Guernsey

Parish church, Isle of Guernsey

Homes near chapel, Isle of Guernsey

Fort Grey and Shipwreck Museum, Isle of Guernsey

Le TrepiƩd, Neolithic Passage Grave (4000 - 2500 BCE), Isle of Guernsey

Guernsey cows, Isle of Guernsey
Here's my painting of this Guernsey

Downtown Saint Peter Port, Isle of Guernsey

View of ms Prinsendam from Castle Cornet, Saint Peter Port, Isle of Guernsey

Loading tender after visit to Isle of Guernsey

Tanguy Tower, Brest, Brittany
Here's my painting of this Tower

Pond and Creperie, Botanic Garden, Brest, France

"Le Rabbit" creperie in Brest Botanic Garden

2-man German pocket U-Boat, S-622, Chateau de Brest

North Tower, Chateau de Brest

Tanguy Tower and Lift Bridge from Chateau de Brest

Dropping off the Pilot from Brest

Petit Minou Lighthouse, Brest
Here's my painting of this Lighthouse

Street outside Helston Folk Museum, Cornwall

Entrance to Helston Folk Museum. Cornwall

Street in Helston, Cornwall

Henry VIII's Pendennis Castle, Falmouth, Cornwall

Coast Guard and Naval Ships, Falmouth Harbor, Cornwall

Campanile, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

Trinity College Library, Dublin

Poster for Book of Kells Exhibit, Trinity College Library, Dublin

St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin

Tile floor in sanctuary of St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin

St. Patrick's Cathedral from St. Patrick's Park, Dublin

Liberties College from St. Patrick's Park, Dublin

St. Patrick's Baptismal Well, 4th century A.D., St. Patrick's Park, Dublin

St. Patrick's Cathedral Cemetery & House of the Dean of the Cathedral, Dublin

Organ in St. Cybi's Church, Holyhead, Wales

Sanctuary of St. Cybi's Church, Holyhead, Wales

Exterior of St. Cybi's Church, Holyhead, Wales

Market at Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch, Wales

Walls in Beaumaris Castle (left unfinished by King Edward I), Beaumaris, Wales

Moat at Beaumaris Castle, Beaumaris, Wales

Street in Beaumaris, Wales

Waiting for High Tide in Menai Straits near Beaumaris, Wales

Inside Neolithic Burial Chamber (2500 - 2000 BCE), Lligwy, Wales

"Din Lligwy", a 4th century A.D. Welsh fortification built during Roman Occupation, Lligwy, Wales

Sheep Mowing Grass near Chapel ruins, Lligwy, Wales
Here's my painting of this Chapel

Stateroom 322, ms Prinsendam

Queen Victoria Guarding City Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Unionist Mural Celebrating UFF (Ulster Freedom Fighters), Belfast

Organ and Pulpit, Sinclair Seamen's Presbyterian Church, Belfast

Interior of Grand Opera House, Belfast

Republican Mural celebrating Basque and Cuban Freedom Efforts, Belfast

Drydock where "Titanic" was Built in 1912, Belfast

Fishing Boats in Harbor at Peel, Isle of Man

Lighthouse Guarding Peel Harbor, Isle of Man

Peel Castle (built in 11th century by the Viking King Magnus Barelegs), Peel, Isle of Man

Harvesting Barley at Cregneash Folk Village, Isle of Man

Cottages at Cregneash Folk Village, Isle of Man
Here's my painting of this Village

Montbretia (crocosmia) at Cregneash Folk Village, Isle of Man

Fuchsia and Cottage at Cregneash Village, Isle of Man

Harbor Entrance, Oban, Scotland

Mountains near Glencoe, Scotland

WW II Commando Memorial at Spean Bridge, near Fort William, Scotland

Heather at WWII Commando Memorial, Spean Bridge, Scotland

McCaig's Folly above The Oban Distillery, Oban, Scotland

Dressup Night on ms Prinsendam

Urquhart ("Ercut") Castle Ruins, Loch Ness, Scotland

Urquhart Castle Above Loch Ness, Scotland
Here's my painting of this Castle

Roan (Mountain ash) at Loch Ness, Scotland

Inverness Csatle (1835), Inverness, Scotland

Looking Down Ness River at Inverness, Scotland

Petunias along Ness River, Inverness, Scotland

Heather and Fireweed at Culloden Battlefield, Scotland

Oil Rig "Borgholm Dolphin" Undergoing Repairs at Rosyth, Scotland

Georgian Doorway of Scotland's First Minister, Edinburgh, Scotland

Duddingston Kirk from Queen's Road, Holy Head Park, Edinburgh, Scotland

Grey Friars Pub, Edinburgh, Scotland

Susan at Entrance to Edinburgh Castle, Scotland

Robert the Bruce Guarding Entrance of Edinburgh Castle, Scotland

Swords and Lances in Great Hall, Edinburgh Castle, Scotland

12th cent. St. Margaret's Chapel, Edinburgh Castle

Queen Margaret's Stained Glass Window, St. Margaret's Chapel, Edinburgh Castle

St. Columba Stained Glass Window in St. Margaret's Chapel (12th cent.), Edinburgh Castle, Scotland

Princes Street Gardens from Edinburgh Castle, Scotland

The Beehive Inn, Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh Castle atop Castle Rock from Grassmarket Square, Edinburgh, Scotland

Lifeboats and Gangways, H.M. Yacht Britannia, Leith

Ship's Bell, H.M. Yacht Britannia, Leith, Scotland

Engine Room in H.M. Yacht Britannia, Leith, Scotland

H.M Yacht Britannia and Visitors Elevator, Edinburgh, Scotland

ms Prinsendam Docked at Rosyth, near Firth of Forth Railroad Bridge, Scotland

Bow of ms Prinsendam damaged by 45 foot Waves in North Sea Storm off Scotland

Firth of Forth Railroad Bridge (1890), Scotland

Sunset over Firth of Forth Railroad Bridge, Scotland

Tugboat Guiding Us Under Firth of Forth RR Bridge, Edinburgh

Cocktail Time, ms Prinsendam

Georgian Doorways on Leeson Street, Dublin, Ireland

Trash Container on Leeson Street, Dublin

Georgian Doorways Along Leeson Street, Dublin

Ceramic Cattails in Fountain in St. Stephen's Green, Dublin

Horse and Buggy Turning into Leeson Street, Dublin

Government Buildings on Merrion Street, Dublin

Exhibits in Natural History Museum, Dublin

Fields and Hedgerows in Wicklow Mountains, Ireland

Walking along Lake Glendalough in Wicklow Mountains, Ireland

6th century Monastery at Glendalough, in Wicklow Mountains, Ireland

Gateway, Glendalough Monastery, Ireland

Celtic Cross and Round Tower, Glendalough Monastery, Ireland
I used this tower in one of my paintings

Guide Showing Details of Celtic Cross, Glendalough Monastery, Ireland

St. Kevin's Chapel and fuchsia at Glendalough Monastery, Ireland
I used this church in one of my paintings

Celtic Graveyard at Glendalough Monastery, Ireland

St. Kevin's Church, Glendalough Monastery, Ireland

From atop Wicklow Gap, Wicklow Mountains, Ireland

The Black Abbey (1225), Kilkenny, Ireland

History of Black Abbey, Kilkenny, Ireland

Stained Glass Window in Black Abbey, Kilkenny, Ireland

Inside Black Abbey, Kilkenny, Ireland

Flowerbed outside Black Abbey, Kilkenny, Ireland

Sidewalk Flowerbox in Kilkenny, Ireland

The Rafter Dempseys Lounge, and a Rafter Descendant, Kilkenny, Ireland

City Hall, Kilkenny, Ireland

Lawn and Gardens at Kilkenny Castle

Kilkenny Castle, built in early 1200s

Old Barge on Grand Canal, Dublin

Interior of National Concert Hall, Dublin

Flower Stands along Grafton Street, Dublin

Ha'penny Bridge (1816 - cast iron) Across Liffey River, Dublin

Cast iron Lamp Standards on Grattan Bridge (1874), Dublin

Christ Cathedral, Dublin

Lower Doorway to Christ Cathedral, Dublin

Memorial in Christ Cathedral to Strongbow, (Richard Fitzgerald de Clare),Norman Conqueror of Dublin in 1170

Floor Tile in Christ Cathedral, Dublin

Tile Design on Floor of Christ Cathedral, Dublin

Bridge from Christ Cathedral to Synod Hall (Dublinia Museum), Dublin

Part of Viking Ship in Dublinia Viking Museum, Dublin

Dublinia Viking Museum, Dublin

Christ Cathedral and Synod Hall (Dublinia Museum), Dublin

City Coat of Arms (Three Burning Castles) on Lamp Post, Dublin

Labyrinth in Garden of Dublin Castle

St. Patrick carved in Tullamore Limestone outside Chapel Royal, Dublin Castle

Interior of Chapel Royal, Dublin Castle

Flower Vendor along Grafton Street, Dublin

Georgian Buildings "To Let" on Leeson Street, Dublin

Swans in St, Stephen's Green, Dublin

National Library, Dublin

Interior of National Archaeological Museum, Kildare Street, Dublin

A Charming Governmental Building, Dublin

Route of MS Prinsendam, summer 2010