Saturday, 3 January 2015
The young one is me!
We went for a walk on a nearby beach and see what we found. The storm had revealed an ancient forest beneath the sand. It was "growing" from a layer of soft coal and it was obvious that the trees had fallen in a storm very, very long time ago. There were both stumps, trunks and roots on show.
We know that a tsunami hit this part of the shore line in the iron age and destroyed the human habitat on the shore, so we wondered whether these trees fell then. It is clear that they weren't cut.
We even found a place, which looked like an end of a wooden log shed/storage building, but it is hard to tell. Maybe it was trunks fallen just so.
So in the picture on the top I am the YOUNG one by a good margin. This one is though younger.
The pictures are courtesy of the Elf Husband. He writes more about our walk on his photo blog here