The monastic city at Glendalough

The old joke goes that in Europe, we consider 100 miles to be a long way and in the US, we consider 100 years to be a long time. When you live in Europe, you get used to tripping over castles from the 12th century on a regular basis.

In Glendalough, there are the remains of an old monastic city, many of the buildings were dated back to *at least* the 12th century, some are probably much older than that. It’s the kind of time line that boggles the mind of someone who’s used to the oldest buildings dating back to the 18th century.

glendalough monastic city
glendalough monastic city
glendalough monastic city
glendalough monastic city
glendalough monastic city
glendalough monastic city
Tried my standard tree shot on a tower…went okay, I think 😀
glendalough monastic city
glendalough monastic city
glendalough monastic city
glendalough monastic city
glendalough monastic city
glendalough monastic city
glendalough monastic city
glendalough monastic city

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