Micro Panorama Thumbnail for Social Sharing Sites

WorldWidePanoramaPeople Events

hover for menu Travel ◀ Prev Next ▶

Patricio Armijo

El Último Viaje

Markus Altendorff

Stundensäule

Freihöls Forest, near Amberg, Bavaria, Germany

March 12, 2016 - 15:33 UTC+1

Loading panorama viewer ...

© 2016 Markus Altendorff, All Rights Reserved.

Caption

The “Stundensäule” (translates roughly to “Hour pillar”) by the road from Amberg to Schwandorf is an old distance marker for travelers. Back in the days of carriages, distances were given in hours not kilometers, hence the name. Occasionally separate values were given for the stage coaches and other, slower means of traveling.

This particular example is quite weathered and has seen its share of “artists” leaving their marks in the sandstone, to the point where the original writing is only partially decipherable.

Location

Europe / Germany

Lat: 49° 24' 27.3" N
Long: 11° 58' 6.8" E

→ maps.google.com [EXT]

Precision is: High. Pinpoints the exact spot.

OpenStreetMap: © OpenStreetMap contributors

Equipment

  • Canon EOS 700D
  • Sigma 8mm f/4
  • PTgui 9
  • Photoshop CS6
hover for menu Travel ◀ Prev Next ▶

PLEASE RESPECT THE ARTIST’S WORK. All images are copyright by the individual photographers, unless stated otherwise. Use in any way other than viewing on this web site is prohibited unless permission is obtained from the individual photographer. If you're interested in using a panorama, be it for non-profit or commercial purposes, please contact the individual photographer. The WWP can neither negotiate for, nor speak on behalf of its participants. The overall site is copyright by the World Wide Panorama Foundation, a California Public Benefit Corporation.