Druids Celebrate Winter Solstice At Stonehenge

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A druid watches as the sun rises, as druids, pagans and revellers... News PhotoAmesbury,Bestof,Ceremony,Cultures,Druidism,England,Horizontal,Human Interest,International Landmark,Megalith,Offbeat,Paganism,Party - Social Event,Stonehenge,Topics,Topix,UK,Wiltshire,Winter,Winter SolsticePhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Getty ImagesAMESBURY, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 21: A druid watches as the sun rises, as druids, pagans and revellers take part in a winter solstice ceremony at Stonehenge on December 21, 2012 in Wiltshire, England. Predictions that the world will end today as it marks the end of a 5,125-year-long cycle in the ancient Maya calendar, encouraged a larger than normal crowd to gather at the famous historic stone circle to celebrate the sunrise closest to the Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)