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Stonehenge Summer Solstice 2005
Pictures

Here are some great Stonehenge Summer solstice pics from visitors to the site

Thanks to Crystal boy for these brilliant photos
Stonehenge summer solstice
summer solstice 2005
Stonehenge dawn
Stonehenge sunrise 2005
midsummer solstice 2005
summer solstice 2005
wicker man
Stonehenge solstice daybreak

Leigh Harwood sent us this great pic - taken just after the solstice dawn

solstice 2005 dawn

These cool solstice 2005 pictures and review were sent in by Faron Scott

Stonehenge dawn approaches

The dawn is coming
Stonehenge sunshine

First rays on the stones
solstice rays

Celebrating the solstice
Summer Solstice party

in the party mood
Stonehenge climber

Megalith merriment
solstice party

Fun in the early morning sun
Stonehenge music

solstice horn

This was my first Solstice and it could not have been more perfect. The weather was absolutely fantastic, a bit chilly, but above all, seeing the sun from the moment it climbed above the horizon was breathtaking.

The atmosphere was magical, especially on entering the stones shortly after the sunrise, and to hear all the cheers and horns to celebrate the solstice was just something else. A lot of people left shortly after 5am, but a large group did start gathering in the stone circle at around 6am for music and dancing. The sound of drums, violin, saxophone and horns all in unison was amazing and this continued until around 9am. I must have had goosebumps from my arrival at 3am, to the moment I left at 9.15am.

With so many people from all walks of life all gathered around these ancient monoliths, you could definitely 'feel' something while you were there..... It was an unforgettable experience that I don't think can be repeated, but I will definitely be returning next year.
I have attached some photo's that I would very much like to share.

See you all next year! Faron Scott ( Melksham, Wiltshire)