0 Likes

The Hurlers Stone Circle
England

The Hurlers is a group of stone circles on the eastern edge of Bodmin Moor, near the village of Minions. The name derives from the legend that men playing Cornish Hurling on a sunday were turned to stone for their sin. Two menhirs standing just outside the circles are known as the Pipers. The men playing the pipes seem to have suffered the same fate.

This panorama is taken near the middle of the centre of the three circles.

Copyright: Roy reed
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 9256x4628
Subida: 29/09/2011
Actualizado: 07/08/2014
Número de vistas:

...


Tags: cornwall; megalith; hurlers; stone circle; standing stone; menhir
comments powered by Disqus

Roy Reed
St Cleer Church, Cornwall
Roy Reed
Golitha Falls
Roy Reed
Golitha Falls
Roy Reed
Golitha Falls
Roy Reed
The Church of St Melor, Linkinhorne
Roy Reed
St Neot Church, the Chancel
Roy Reed
St Neot Church, the Nave
Roy Reed
St Bartholomews Church, Warleggan
Roy Reed
St Nonna Church, Altarnun
Roy Reed
St Nonna Church, Altarnun
Roy Reed
Lezant Church
Roy Reed
Warleggan River, Cornwall
Marcio Cabral
Laguna de Los Tres at Moon Rising
Four Sides Media
Upper Lake, Kananaskis, Alberta
luis davilla
02
Mathias Kuhn
Venedig
Andrea Biffi
Gare d'Oran
John Wood
Circus Room at the Tinkertown Museum
T. Emrich
Nymphenburg Sonnenuntergang
Sam Rohn
Abandoned Atrium Nyc Sam Rohn
zeljko soletic
Dsc8546 Panorama
Sam Rohn
Morgan Library, New York City
Michał Nyklewicz
Milky Way meadow
Sam Rohn
Manhattan Rooftop Panorama, New York City
Roy Reed
St Juliot Church, Cornwall
Roy Reed
St Merryn Church, the South Aisle and Font
Roy Reed
St Issey Church, the Nave
Roy Reed
St Nonna Church, Altarnun
Roy Reed
Southwark Cathedral, The Altar
Roy Reed
St Veep Church, Cornwall
Roy Reed
Padstow, Broad Street
Roy Reed
Holy Trinity Church, Clapham
Roy Reed
All Saints Margaret Street, the Courtyard
Roy Reed
St Endellion Church, Cornwall
Roy Reed
Port Isaac - Fishermens' Cottages
Roy Reed
Southwark Cathedral The Nave
More About Europe

Europe is generally agreed to be the birthplace of western culture, including such legendary innovations as the democratic nation-state, football and tomato sauce.The word Europe comes from the Greek goddess Europa, who was kidnapped by Zeus and plunked down on the island of Crete. Europa gradually changed from referring to mainland Greece until it extended finally to include Norway and Russia.Don't be confused that Europe is called a continent without looking like an island, the way the other continents do. It's okay. The Ural mountains have steadily been there to divide Europe from Asia for the last 250 million years. Russia technically inhabits "Eurasia".Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights. In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. Text by Steve Smith.