11 juin 2007

Islands of Aran, Dun Aengus

According to an old Irish legend, the bay of Galway formerly formed a lake, separate of the Ocean by a ground bar, until the day when, by a storm more violent than the others, the floods very swept: the three islands of Inis Oirr, Inis Meain and Arainn (more known under their English names of Inisheer, Inishmaan and Inishmore) are all that remains this ground arm. Geologically, the three islands prolong the escarpments of Burren, in the Clare county, with a few kilometers on other side of bay of Galway. ... [Lire la suite]
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