Micro Panorama Thumbnail for Social Sharing Sites


(January 1st 2012 - December 31st, 2013)

Carsten T. Rees

In the Heath

Carsten T. Rees

Leda and the Swan

Old Inn “The Swan” in Horb, Neckar, Germany

31st of July 2013, 14:45 CEST

Loading panorama viewer ...
Configuring ...

© 2013 Carsten T. Rees, All Rights Reserved.

The statues of Leda and the Swan are located over the entrance of the old inn “The Swan” in Horb.

Leda was the wife of the Spartan king Tyndareus. But the head of the ancient Greek Pantheon, Zeus, was very much interested in humans – to be precise in female humans. He also was a fan of camouflage. So he approached quite a few objects of his desire in disguise. He seduced Leda in the guise of a swan - Leda wanted to protect the swan from a pursuing eagle. Since she lay with her husband the same night, it is not quite sure, who of her children, that hatched from eggs, is human or half divine: Helen (of Troy), Clytemnestra, Castor and Polydeuces (also called Pollux).

Europe / Germany

Lat: 48° 26' 39.22" N
Long: 8° 41' 12.56" E

Elevation: 399 m

→ maps.google.com [EXT]

Precision is: High. Pinpoints the exact spot.

Canon EOS 5D MKII, Canon 15mm, Nodal Ninja R1, DXO, PTGui Pro, Photoshop, Pano2VR

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. Webdesign © by Martin Geier www.geiervisuell.com