Newgrange Winter Solstice - 22nd December 2010

Winter Solstice sunrise on December 22nd 2010
Arriving at a snowy Newgrange for the Winter Solstice sunrise on December 22nd 2010. 

Winter Solstice
A promising sky on the closest morning to the actual Winter Solstice.

Newgrange Solstice group
The Newgrange Solstice group before entering the chamber.

Winter Solstice Sunrise
Winter Solstice Sunrise viewed from the Newgrange entrance.

White Quartz FacadeWhite Quartz Facade glowing in the Winter Solstice sunrise.

Touching the Newgragne light
Touching the light in the passage at the mouth of the chamber.

Winter Solstice Sun rays
Sun rays in the passage at the end of a spectacular solstice illumination.

Snow at the Roofbox
Snow at the Roofbox, thankfully it didn't block the sunbeam entering the passage.

Newgrange Entrance
It's the sunbeam from the Roofbox above the entrance that reaches the chamber.

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