Rödgavel cave from inside

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matsljungberg on March 19, 2011

The Rödgavel cave at the bottom of "mount" Omberg, at lake Vättern. The cave is 21 meter deep and up to 12 meter high, and can only be reached by boat or skates.

Legends exist about the fairy queen Omma, and her lover, a giant who crossed the lake on the ice, riding on a horse. The horse foot hit the mountain and made the cave, and the giant drowned. And fairy queen Omma cries forever, her tears forming the ice at the cave.

We had the opportunity to visit this cave on skates, one of the few years lake Vättern has ice, and ice of good quality. An experience.

dywin on March 20, 2011

Thumb up! fascinating view~ LIKE! And for sure A FAV!!

matsljungberg on March 20, 2011

Thank you dywin for your kind comments and like, and I appreciate the favorite. Cheers, Mats.

K@rin on March 29, 2011

amazing to see this ! wonderful little serie of this cave , beautiful photo, like , cheers K@rin

matsljungberg on March 30, 2011

Thank you K@rin for your kind comments and like on this cave photo. It was a special feeling to be inside. Cheers, Mats.

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on March 19, 2011
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    by matsljungberg
    • Camera: Canon EOS 30D
    • Taken on 2011/03/04 11:13:52
    • Exposure: 0.004s (1/250)
    • Focal Length: 18.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/18.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO400
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
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