Sunday, June 9, 2013

Behind the Green Door - How to Really See Ireland

Hedges line a great number of roads here in Ireland. Many 
are as tall as six feet and can run for mile on end. 
They are such an aggressive part of the landscape that they 
even have special equipment to keep them at bay
per the following post:

Road Haircuts - Keeping the Irish Travelways Clear
Because there is so much green exploding from everywhere, this is how the Irish keep many of  their roads clear:
What's behind them? 
The Eagle knows!
The above is what Ireland often looks like 
to the average motorist. I say this because, on my 
recumbent, my field of vision is the same as that 
of a car driver...

Below is what the the same hedge looks like when
 I am on the Eagle HiWheel.
A whole new world open up for me when I am eight feet above the road per the above and below!! 
I can see over hill and and dale and beyond!!
(that's my shadow in the bottom left, above) 

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