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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

A Giant's Work

Our next destination:    Giant’s Causeway.     

This is an area of about 40,000 interlocking basalt columns, the result of an ancient volcanic eruption;   however, the legend is more fun for those who prefer a more colorful story.      It’s the story of a legendary giant who built the Giant’s Causeway to defeat a rival in Scotland.    The giant was 54 feet tall and was called Finn McCool.      To read this legendary story, go to:

Because of my balance issues I wasn’t able to walk out on the stepping stones which lessened my enjoyment of this spot.    I did, however, get to walk and walk and walk from the gift shop to the Giant’s Causeway – and back again.     No buses for us.   LOL

It's time to say good bye to Northern Ireland.    The west coast of Ireland is calling...

1 comment:

  1. Oooh...the west coast - my favorite parts of Ireland await you.