It's a castle in the middle of a huge forest... and they are living in it!
This is the stuff of fairy tales.
(Lord Elrond sends his greetings)
Naturpark Saar-Hunsrück, Germany.
Canon EOS 40D + Sigma 10-20 @ 10mm
Manfrotto 190CLB Tripod with Linhof Ballhead
Manual Exposure ISO 100: 1/6sec @ f22
The day had been looking rather stormy but just at the moment when I shot this, a patch of half-sunshine broke through and lit up the willow tree in the most amazing manner.
An earlier shot of mine (Another Way) is a picture of the side entrance through one of the surrounding walls (in case anyone was curious).