The dry stone walls of the Aran Islandsâ€”endless, mortarless, often ridiculous, always gorgeousâ€”are a clever and scenic solution to a tricky problem. How do you create arable land on rocky, windy islands?
The three Aran islands are essentially big chunks of rock, littered with millions upon millions of small rocks. Over centuries, islanders have created grazing land, a few square feet at a time.
Islands are generally pretty gorgeous. They are islands after all. But the ten that made it to the top of our reader ratings for the most scenic islands in the world, are just crazy beautiful. See for yourself.
This beautiful island has a wormhole that could be dangerousâ€¦if youâ€™re not careful. The Aran Islands is a fantastic day trip that we took from Galway, located on the west coast of Ireland. I highly recommend a visit if you are in th...
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The Aran Islands (Inishmore, Inishmaan, and Inisheer) are three small, but adventure-packed islands off the coast of Ireland. Think craggy cliffs, lush green landscapes, and Bronze Age ruins.