In this incredible photograph by Christophe Kiciak , we see the beautiful Ponthus’ Beech, located in Brocéliande forest in Bretagne, France.
According to Kiciak :
“Different stories exist, but a common one is that Ponthus, a knight of the round table, lived in a castle there, somewhere around the 10th century. He was disappointed by the fact he had no child, and blasphemed about it. God punished him by destroying his castle in a storm, and the tree grew on its ruins.”
Kiciak said although it is well-known, the tree is actually quite difficult to reach and is technically located in a private part of the forest. You can learn more about his journey and the process to take such an amazing photograph by checking out the photo on Flickr .