14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
View from the Monastery

The island of Little Skellig is seen beyond the wall of a monastery on the island of Skellig Michael, off the southwest coast of Ireland. The monastery was founded between the 6th and 8th centuries and remained occupied until the late 12th century.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Ireland
Camera: DMC-ZS25
Copyright: © Karen Mowrer