Druids Celebrate Winter Solstice At Stonehenge

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A woman stands in the stone circle as the sun rises, as druids,... News PhotoAdult,Amesbury,Ceremony,Circle,Cultures,England,Human Interest,International Landmark,Megalith,Offbeat,Paganism,Party - Social Event,Stonehenge,UK,Vertical,Wiltshire,Winter,Winter Solstice,WomenPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Getty ImagesAMESBURY, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 21: A woman stands in the stone circle 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)