The Broken Specter


“The Broken Specter.” Sounds like the title of a horror movie, but it is actually the name of an unusual illusion, usually seen in the mountains of Poland. When the conditions are just right, a person walking on a mountainside can see his shadow cast onto the top of clouds settled on a lower altitude. This creates a ghost-like figure. This one was capture on the Tatra Mountains in Poland.

 

(via The Soul is Bone)

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One thought on “The Broken Specter

  1. Overall, I’m quite impressed with the Tatra. Though not the highest mountains in Europe, they are rugged and beautiful with a good network of trails and fun scrambles, I’ll definitely be heading back one of these days and wander around for a week or two.

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