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Lindisfarne Priory
Holy Island, Northumberland, England
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About the photo:

I have noi idea how the arches of Lindisfarne Priory are still standing - they seem to defy gravity! Holy Island is quite astounding; I don't know anywhere in the UK that packs so much history into so small a space. Given that the island is only accessible at low tide, I was lucky that the light was good for my visit, and I had no trouble photographing the priory ruins. The only trouble was getting a lens with a wide enough angle to take in all the bits of the priory buildings that are still standing!

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