Thursday, August 04, 2005


Originally uploaded by Fodd.
View over Wastwater, looking towards Wasdale Head, Lake District.

Wastwater is in the far west of the Lake District which gives it it's odd-sounding name. It is about three miles long and is the deepest lake in England.

This is the most remote and hard to reach of the lakes, but I think it is probably the most dramatically beautiful, surrounded by the high peaks of Scafell Pike [highest peak in England] and Great Gable, the one in the centre of this shot.

Two 'branches' of my family were camping up there at the head of the lake, so yesterday I went to visit them. The day started out grey and wet ... but soon turned into one of those glorious summer days ...

A little piece of paradise.

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