Standing stonesStanding stones

It’s almost winter solstice here in the southern hemisphere. Coincidently I went to visit Australia’s celtic standing stones in Glen Innes (about 100 km / 60 miles north of here). Being rather new standing stones (as opposed to those in Europe which are up to several thousand years old), you can still see the drill holes where the granite was split.

Amazingly, I got there just at the exact time that the sun went down behind the stone in front of me :-)

June 20, 2004

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