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Giant's Causeway (North IRELAND) AZ ÓRIÁSOK ÚTJA

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Gabor Retei on August 24, 2009

Gyönyörű kép, szépek a szinek, nagyon jó a kompozició!

Üdvözlet: Gábor

vterezia on August 25, 2009

kedves GÁBOR , nagyon szépen köszönöm , már kivánkozom Kanadába ,az idén haza jön a fiam montreálból és jövő évben én megyek hozza,üdv.Terike

© barbara blue, Germ… on January 19, 2010

Eine sehr beeindruckende Gesteinsformation! Super Foto! Y* Barbara

vterezia on January 19, 2010

BARBARA ,thanks for Y.S :)))

vterezia on January 24, 2010

Bruce da Moose, thank you for your comment:))kind regards vterezia

Stathis Xionidis on April 13, 2010

Incredible place.Nice view.Greetings Stathis

vterezia on April 13, 2010

Stathis Xionidis ,thank you!!

zw22wz on November 21, 2010

Wonderful and peaceful scenery!

Greetings, ZW22WZ ! :-)

vterezia on November 21, 2010

many thanks zw22wz:))

Legend Giant's Causeway:has it that the Irish warrior Fionn mac Cumhaill (Finn McCool) built the causeway to walk to Scotland to fight his Scottish counterpart Benandonner. One version of the legend tells that Fionn fell asleep before he got to Scotland. When he did not arrive, the much larger Benandonner crossed the bridge looking for him. To protect Fionn, his wife Oonagh laid a blanket over him so he could pretend that he was actually their baby son. In a variation, Fionn fled after seeing Benandonner's great bulk, and asked his wife to disguise him as the baby. In both versions, when Benandonner saw the size of the 'infant', he assumed the alleged father, Fionn, must be gigantic indeed. Therefore, Benandonner fled home in terror, ripping up the Causeway in case he was followed by Fionn.

Another variation is that Oonagh painted a rock shaped like a steak and gave it to Benandonner, whilst giving the baby (Fionn) a normal steak. When Benandonner saw that the baby was able to eat it so easily, he ran away, tearing up the causeway.

The "causeway" legend corresponds with geological history in as much as there are similar basalt formations (a part of the same ancient lava flow) at the site of Fingal's Cave on the isle of Staffa in Scotland.

Julcsi Maczelka Lász… on February 10, 2012

Nagyon érdekes jelenség, jó sorozat róla! Üdv. Juli

vterezia on February 10, 2012

kedves Juli, nagy megtiszteltetés számomra a látogatásod és nagyon szépen köszönöm a csillaghullást Y.S , üdv.Terike

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