Newgrange Passage Grave, Ireland. The tomb becomes fully lit during the Winter Solstice.


Newgrange Passage Grave, Co.Meath, Ireland, built around 3200 BC. The tomb becomes fully lit during the Winter Solstice.

Paris - Arc de Triomphe at Sunset

Shot in HDR, as the sun set behind the Arc de Triomphe, this is my favourite shot of my European trip. A hint of La Grande Arche de La Défense can be seen just above roadway, near the bottom of the.

Koledo is a being that can be seen in two ways – as a winter spirit and as a god. Festivals dedicated to Koledo took place in the winter, and the most important one was Koljada that coincided with the date of the winter solstice. Customs related to this holiday survived into Christianity, and some authors consider that Christianity took this holiday over and transformed it into Christmas. In Bulgaria Christmas is still called Koleda, and the greeting used on this day is “merry Koleda”.

Koledo Inflict: Frost (the next time frozen creature takes damage, destroy it).

Winter bucket list

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50 things to do in winter-hopefully someday I won't have to live in such a harsh winter environment! Especially if you live in Colorado

St. Lucia Day - Dec.13 .  ( the pre Julian date of the Winter Solstice)The white cats are probably a reminder of the carriage of Freya which was drawn by cats.

Lucia Day - December (The pre- Julian date of the Winter Solstice). The white cats are probably a reminder of the carriage of Freya, which was drawn by cats.

100 Things To Do This Winter

100 Things to do This Winter

100 things to do this winter - free printable checklist of fun Christmas activities for kids and adults

. The ancient Norse used the Yule log in their celebration of the return of the sun at winter solstice. "Yule" came from the Norse word hweol, meaning wheel. The Norse believed that the sun was a great wheel of fire that rolled towards and then away from the earth.

Collecting the Moments. one by one: Handcrafted Holiday ~ Yule Log Candle Holder. I would use this log all year round and decorate according to holiday!

Wheel of the Year: The Eight Pagan Holidays

Wheel of the Year: The Eight Pagan Holidays The Wheel of The Year is a representation of the eight Pagan Holidays or Wiccan Sabbats. They are to honor and celebrate the seasons and cycles of life for those who practice Paganism or Wicca.

The Freckled Fox - a Hairstyle Blog: Winter Fun Checklist

The Freckled Fox : Winter Fun Checklist.For when I live somewhere that actually has Winter.

Festivals throughout the year: New Year~Jan. 1st, SPRING EQUINOX May Day~May 1st, SUMMER SOLSTICE Saint John's Tide~June 24th, FALL EQUINOX Michaelmas~Sept. 29th, Martinmas~Nov. 11th, Saint Nicholas~Dec. 6th, Santa Lucia~Dec. 13th, WINTER SOLSTICE Christmas~Dec. 25th.

Waldorf ~ grade ~ Math ~ Measurement ~ Time ~ Wheel of the Year ~ Festivals ~ paper craft

Did This Spanish Shipwreck Change the Course of History?

The Stones of Stenness is a Neolithic monument in Orkney, Scotland dating from around 3000 BC. Stenness, the Ring of Brodgar, and the newly discovered “Ness of Brodgar” form the Heart of Neolithic Orkney World Heritage Site.