At a computer in Clifden... September 2nd 2004 I left Galway on Monday morning and made my way to Letterfrack, in Connemara. I
wasn't sure how things were going to work out, because Sunday was the last day
of the summer bus schedule. Fortunately, there are private bus services that run
through the area.
I fell asleep on the bus leaving Galway, and woke up in the mountains of
Connemara. It is so beautiful and wild here. There are lake ... read more
Europe » Ireland » County Galway » Clifden Celtic tribes arrived on the island between 600-150 B.C. Invasions by Norsemen that began in the late 8th century were finally ended when King Brian BORU defeated the Danes in 1014. English invasions began in the 12th century and set off more than se... ... read more
All my life, I've wanted to be a storyteller. My experiences as an exchange student in New Zealand started me on a path to learn how to tell the stories left behind in the rocks. After six years working as a geophysicist, I returned to university to get a Masters degree in Geology. These studies have dominated my life, and my travels, for the last several years.
The adventure continues, on the other side of the continent. I've moved to central New York State where I'm an Earth Sciences PhD Candidate. New areas to explore and new rocks to dis... full info