When I get there, I do so after walking along the course of the Mourne River for several miles. Access is quicker from Bourganeuf, but I like to make this path that ends in a climax.
Just before a small waterfall, stands this tiny island, isolated by a detour of the Mourne that is easily crossed in a leap.
When I first discovered it, the feeling of reaching the end of my journey, of touching the goal of my hike had immediately imposed itself on me, there was even at that time, a tiny bridge to span this tributary.
This is our secret island, at our size; where, after the hike, we like to rest, to let the mind wander while we contemplate the water games of the waterfall, our feet cool…