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8/18/2010

Wordless Wednesday - Sorta

10th Century Beehive Well
Ireland, November 2000

 
Lengthy Caption (thus 'Sorta'): This well was found on the property of Renvyle House, County Galway, Ireland. Renvyle House itself is built on the 10th or 11th Century foundations of a local clan chieftain's house.
The shape of the well is hard to see - thus the reason
it had only been recently found.


Renvyle House

 

A charming and cozy hostelry
less than two hundred yards from
the Atlantic Ocean.

4 comments:

Hockeymandad said...

Am I the only one who thought of Lord of the Rings when I saw that first picture? Either that or it explains why all us Irish people are short. ;)

Grandmother said...

These ancient holy wells are all over Ireland and their energy is palpable.

Coal Miner's Granddaughter said...

Ah, Ireland. I really want to go there someday...

Nicole said...

I so would love to go there one of these days.
Beautiful!