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Llanddwyn Dawn

By Wooly
Hi everyone, hope you are well.

This is the Celtic cross on Llanddwyn island that commemorates the death of Santes Dwynwen on the 25th of January in 465AD. Santes Dwynwen is the Welsh saint of lovers. There are several version of Santes Dwynwen story, all tragic. 25th of January is Diwrnod Santes Dwynwen (St. Dwynwen's Day) which is the Welsh equivalent to our St Valentines Day.

We had never been to the Llanddwyn before and stumbled our way across the island in the dark to be there before sunrise. Fortunately there was plenty of moon light and we carried a small torch. It wasn't until after sun up, that we found the nice gravel path back across the island!

Thanks for looking.


Tags: General Llanddwyn Celtic cross Landscape and travel Diwrnod Santes Dwynwen St Dwynwens Day

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Absolutely stunning! Well worth the cross country trek!

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26 Aug 2011 9:51AM
A place I know and love. Lovely shot.
Wooly Plus
12 112 4 England
26 Aug 2011 9:59AM
26 Aug 2011 10:04AM
Superb. Lovely sky.

Buffalo_Tom Plus
11 2.3k 9 Wales
26 Aug 2011 10:15AM
A great sky Alan and a fine silhouette.
HowieR Plus
6 20 3 United Kingdom
26 Aug 2011 11:52AM
Wonderful sky
26 Aug 2011 12:45PM
Wonderful colours, you made justice to the place.
Well done.
jasonrwl Plus
7 1.1k 10 United Kingdom
26 Aug 2011 1:17PM
Terrific sky - lovely shot
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
26 Aug 2011 3:01PM
Just beautiful...........Sandy
26 Aug 2011 4:18PM
Super image, and what can i say about that sky just amazing.
chase Plus
12 1.1k 246 England
26 Aug 2011 5:48PM
Lovely bit of Landscape work Alan,so worth the torchlight trip.
Wooly Plus
12 112 4 England
26 Aug 2011 6:30PM
Thanks everyone.
26 Aug 2011 7:31PM
Looks a bit special that sky Al, nice one

Briwooly Plus
12 452 5 England
28 Aug 2011 12:19PM
See what you said about the sunrise Alan a bit special


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