We started going uphill a bit.
If you click on the pictures they blow up into much better shots.
The mother might be a bit confused about her offspring.
I don’t think these were standing stones – probably gateposts from a long-gone wall
It was quite desolate and we hardly saw anyone. There was a bleak beauty to it.
We wondered what it would have looked like long ago. Probably the natural climax is trees. We thought it wouldn’t have looked as beautiful. But then it would have been teeming with life – insects, birds, mice, rabbits, boar, wolves and bears. We only see the tiny rump of what once was thriving here. The volcanoes, ice and erosion created the basis – We merely destroyed the rich tapestry of life that lived on it.