Castlerigg stone circle at sunrise

Castlerigg stone circle at sunrise

I don't know if this photo truly does jusrtice to the setting of Castlerigg. The browns and greens of the hills come alive in the last light of day, and the circle seems an enchanted place. This view is looking east.

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