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Stumbling upon a video that ignites a toasty flame of wanderlust within your belly can be a dangerous thing.

I’ve been guilty of making rash, spur-of-the-moment splurges on all sorts of adventures after flicking onto a photo of some far-off land on Instagram.

That being said, it’s no mean feat to influence that giddy need to travel with a photo or video.


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It requires a special kind of sauce to really impact a viewer, and inspire them to the point where they really want to do something.

Luke, a self-taught, freelance photographer and content creator from Kildare, has a YouTube channel wedged with videos that’d leave you foaming at the mouth.

This one, however, takes the biscuit, thanks to Antrim’s magnificent coastline, advanced drone tech, and a man with a knack for capturing Ireland in all her glory.

Visit the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge in Stunning 4K

A Brief History of Antrim’s rope bridge

Although fishing at Carrick-a-Rede began around 1620, it wasn’t until 1755 that the first rope bridge between the mainland and Carrick-a-Rede Island was erected.

During the 19th century, many fishermen frequented the waters around the bridge, with catches of up to 300 salmon common until the 1960’s.

The little island provided the perfect platform for casting nets off into the icy waters below.

Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge northern ireland

By @storytravelers

Have you visited the Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge? How did you find the stroll from one side to the other? Let me know in the comments below!

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