Back in the Abbey ruins we look towards the supposed grave of King Arthur buried just beyond the two broken walls. And there was me thinking he was a fictional character :)
Back in the 11th Century the monks knew how to whip up a bit of interest in getting funds for the Abbey! Discover Arthur's bones. Scamming money out of people isn't new.
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30 Dec 2011 8:02am
@CElliottUK: perhaps you should team up with someone in the perfume business. You've got the price right :)
30 Dec 2011 9:17am
Plenty of strength in this picture Grouser. good pov, well framed, and nicely balanced.
30 Dec 2011 10:21am
This is a lovely shot - well done.
30 Dec 2011 10:39am
An arc that leads into the eye to a place in ruins peaceful and very beautiful ... An excellent image my friend! Nice shot friend! A hug, Adela
30 Dec 2011 10:54am
This is beautiful with the repeated openings ... and what looks like a manor house beyond.
30 Dec 2011 11:38am
Very beautiful framing and very interesting !
30 Dec 2011 11:59am
Well captured and choosed framing.
30 Dec 2011 12:36pm
very strong image
30 Dec 2011 1:59pm
Excellent composition! Love the repeating lines.
30 Dec 2011 2:50pm
A fine use of this arch to show us the broken walls. King Arthur has been so widely used and misused that it's no wonder we think of him as fictitious character. Nice post.
30 Dec 2011 3:58pm
Beautiful day for it. best…jf
30 Dec 2011 4:13pm
Beautiful composition, mister g.
30 Dec 2011 4:56pm
I like this old ruins… Very nice…
30 Dec 2011 5:50pm
Really nicely done composition Grouser. I love how we're looking through the arches (I'm assuming the midground structure used to be a complete arch) straight toward the structure in the background. Pretty interesting about the King Arthur bit. You think that's really his grave or just something conjured up over the years?
31 Dec 2011 3:38am
@Jason Politte: There are definitely bones buried there, but there is so much fiction surrounding Arthur that it is difficult to know where the truth lies. I suspect like many things of this nature, it's a myth to pull tourists in.
31 Dec 2011 7:34am
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