Some Photos from Ireland
Tue Jun 17 09:13:32 CEST 2008
> I set up Zenphoto on my site, and now I'm taking it out on
> you cats. There are two galleries, showcasing the mountains
> of the Slieve Mish in co. Kerry and the eerie Karst
> landscape in co. Clare, the Burren. Lovely country out
Lovely photos of The Burren.
A classic limestone pavement.
The limestone slabs are called "clints" and they are isolated by deep
trenches called "grikes"
"Clints and grikes" sounds like a DJ double act ;)
I remember this from my A Level Geology. I've seen examples of this at
Malham Cove in Yorkshire.
As an aside - I live in a small town called Clare although that's in the
county of Suffolk not County Clare ;)
I certainly enjoyed the time I holidayed in the Galway area some 15
years ago. It's the first holiday I took with my girlfriend at the
time. She's now my wife and mother of my children.... ahhhhh... or is
Perhaps there's something in the water there..?
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