Annie Japaud Photography

Galway in the Rain


The weather has been so horribly bad for the last week it was simply impossible to do anything outdoors.

I am not going to even mention a casual stroll with a camera in hand, not when there is a yellow weather warning for everyone to stay indoors and keep the shutters bolted.
Not when it keeps hailing every few hours – big hard balls of ice that the wind drives into the face with particularly unpleasant force!!
Not when everything that is a bit loose and forgotten somewhere in the garden starts flying happily around  – you can simply forget about it!!

It’s been a hell of a week and apparently it is not over. But we can all hope, right, that it will be over soon. Or so I heard.

The only images I managed to take lately were from the car in the pouring rain or while running for shelter while bracing myself against the horrible wind!!
This is certainly a different view of our fair city. It takes a bit of imagination and appreciation of the abstract arts. Still, I hope you approve.

Here is a little collection of mine taken while driving through Galway in the rain or while running for cover from the wind.

image of Galway city through wet glass

image of Galway city through wet glass

image of Galway city through wet glass

image of Galway city through wet glass © Annie Japaud Photography

Images from Galway city in the rain, windows

image of Galway city through wet glass © Annie Japaud Photography

image of Galway city through wet glass

image of Galway city through wet glass © Annie Japaud Photography

image of Galway city through wet glass

image of Galway city through wet glass © Annie Japaud Photography

man on a bicycle, image taken from a car

image of Galway city through wet glass © Annie Japaud Photography

Galway cathedral in the rain

Galway cathedral in the rain © Annie Japaud Photography

image of Galway city through wet glass, traffic

Image of Galway city through wet glass, traffic © Annie Japaud Photography

people in the rain, Galway city

Image of Galway city through wet glass, traffic © Annie Japaud Photography

blurred image of silhouettes in the wind and rain

Galway Rain: blurred image of silhouettes in the wind and rain © Annie Japaud Photography

image of Galway city through wet glass

Galway Rain © Annie Japaud Photography

view from a bridge with fallen autumn leaves

View from a bridge with fallen autumn leaves © Annie Japaud Photography

colourful leaves on the ground, red shoes

Colourful leaves on the ground, red shoes © Annie Japaud Photography

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