Monday, July 4, 2016

Megalith Hunting On Dingle

Historically, we've been pretty good megalith hunters, and especially good since the advent of GPS. But this one stumped us, despite a good bit of physical effort.
In order to see the Kilmakedar Church, we
parked next to this interesting sign

"The Saints' Way," a pilgrimage path of yore;
normally we wouldn't be interested...

But this path promised seeing a carved megalith, a spiral, that
may have been a road marker for a much older path...


So off we went; note fuschias

Looking back 

The upwards terrain


Vicki climbing one of many stiles, leading the

Looking toward the top of the ridge

Following the markers

It was at this point I began to think maybe  it was not a mere cold
that was affecting me, but maybe something more...several
succeeding days and nights of fever, chills, aches, coughing...
finally we went to a doctor in be continued

Toward the top of the ridge

Looking back again

More interesting stone structures

Top of the ridge

About as far as the camera and I got

The other side

No spiral megalith

But plenty of fuschias

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