The Monk's Staircase on Skellig Michael. The stairs lead to a hermitage founded in the century by early Christian monks. The islands are about 15 miles off the southwest tip of Co. Kerry, Ireland in St. Skellig Michael is now a Unesco W
The rocky island of Skellig Michael is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located off the coast of the Ring of Kerry in Ireland. You can only access it via a limited number of boat operators. It is insanely popular since being featured in Star Wars Episode VII
The monks of St. Fionan's monastery, Skellig Michael Co Kerry Ireland, led simple lives and lived in stone, beehive shaped huts. They would descend the 670 steps early every morning and fish for the morning's breakfast and would spend the rest of the day praying in the church, tending to their gardens and studying. The huts, which are round on the outside and rectangular on the inside, were carefully built so that no drop of rain ever entered between the stones.
Located a few miles west of Galway in Western Ireland, this small group of three limestone islands has seemingly stood still against the current throughout the centuries, and by looking at it you’d could be fooled into thinking it’s actually a movie set d