70% done with The Aran Islands

I didn’t know you could use a ferret to help you hunt for rabbits.

One of the major themes Synge encounters is the language. This is central to the islands’ identity and is a source of pride for the people. Add in that academics are always visiting the islands to study the language and many residents believe the whole world is absorbed with learning their language.

Funny how people always ask if there is war.