Luciano Gaudenzio - Dolomiti Friulane, “St. Daniel’s books” (Libri di San Daniele)


After hours of trekking in wild Friuli Dolomites, you can find one of the most interesting geological events in the Alps, St. Daniel’s books (Libri di San Daniele), piles of rocky slabs made ​​of Red ammonitic.
The name derives from a legend according to which, Daniel protector of travelers, wanting to build a church in the mountains, carried in this pleasant place, piles of slabs needed to build the floor of it.
I placed near the tent and for two days I waited for the right moment.
The last night the full moon with its evocative light softly illuminated these rocky books, mysterious petrified by time.

Tags: alps, autumn, dolomiti, friulane, luciano gaudenzio

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  1. Sven Zacek said:

    06/10/2011 16:40

    Good story and an even better photo.