There is no substitute for seeing things with your own eyes.
I mean, you can read about things, from books, from the internet, from Wikipedia, you can hear the words seductively playing around in your head:
The rolling hills of the Burren are composed of limestone pavement with criss-crossing cracks known as ‘grikes’, leaving isolated rocks called ‘clints’. The region supports Mediterranean and Alpine plants side by side, due to the unusual environment.
But it is another thing to see these things with your own eyes. Continue reading