June 21: The Longest Day of Sun. Summer solstice celebration

By | June 23, 2008

“This is a traditional solstice celebration in our part of Europe,” explains photographer Thorsten Boeckel. “More than 8000 fires light up these 200-meter figures in the steep mountain walls from an altitude of 1200m to 2900m. What an unique sight from a 2000m perch on the opposite side of the valley.” – sw

more solstice photos: from Andrew Greenwood at Jodrell Bank Observatory, Cheshire, England

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