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January 7, 2008

Castlerigg Stone Circle, near Keswick

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sheep, tourists and a stone circle in Castelrigg (Cumbria, England)

Castle Rigg Stone Circle, England, near Keswick

Castlerigg Stone Circle, United Kingdom, photo Laurenz Bobke

The stone circle is about 5000 years old and today consists of 38 stones of varying size.
I’ve seen it in good and bad weather and don’t know which atmosphere to prefer.

more about the Castelrigg circle and more pictures of the stone ring and the sheep:
http://www.travelphoto.net/a-photo-a-day/wordpress/2006/11/12/sheep-at-castlerigg-stone-circle/
http://www.travelphoto.net/a-photo-a-day/wordpress/2005/08/21/castlerigg-stone-circle/

Even more facts at Wikipedia.

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