Thursday, September 9, 2010

Rock of Oëtre / La Roche d'Oëtre ...

... map Rock of Oëtre, a popular tourist site  (click to enlarge) ...
... Swiss Normandy’s most famous viewpoint ...
... a sheer cliff  (118 m. high) ...
... offers some ethereal views of the river Rouvre gorges ...
...  with its rocks resembling the profile of a human face ...
... dewdrops on Common Gorse leaves ...
... the rock's profile of a human face in distance ...


Rock of Oëtre ... (EN)
by en.wikipedia.org
 ... is one of the most famous viewpoints in the region ...
... tourist map Swiss Normandy ...

Swiss Normandy / Suisse Normande ... (EN)
by en.wikipedia.org
... Its name comes from its rugged and verdant relief resembling
the Swiss Alps, with gorges carved by the Orne River and
its tributaries, and by erosion in the Armorican Massif
between Putanges-Pont-Écrepin and Thury-Harcourt.
The river has created a rugged landscape ...

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