Ponthus’ Beech


Ponthus' Beech

In this incredible photograph, we see the beautiful Ponthus’ Beech, located in Brocéliande forest in Bretagne, France.

“Different stories exist, but a common one is that Ponthus, a knight of the round table, lived in a castle there, somewhere around the 10th century. He was disappointed by the fact he had no child, and blasphemed about it. God punished him by destroying his castle in a storm, and the tree grew on its ruins.”

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