Photographer's Note

Near Lake Merle in sidobre, in the woods, a "chaos".

The bed of an ancient river is crowded with countless granite boulders, some of which are really huge! A show is amazing and stunning!

All these huge granite boulders got there there for millions of years with glaciers, which have since disappeared!

Scrambling on these ancient blocks is fun ... but watch out for slides!

"The tray is integrated sidobre in the Natural Park of Haut Languedoc, east of Castres, at an average altitude of about 600 meters. Its characteristic is to be born of a geological upheaval, there are some 300 million years (approximately)! ...

Formed as a result of the cooling of magma, and combined with the work of erosion, the granite that makes up the basement gave rise to rocks with unusual shapes. Long deprived region, this secret sidobre strange geological features has been a source of legend and mystery ... "

The chaos
"Over time, the boulder got stuck against each other and, however, taking a few precautions, you can move on its surface. Sometimes, it can slip between rocks that form a small cave called "balme" in the region.

As for the stream, it continues its course and flows under rocks, carrying the granite sand comes from the slow decomposition of the rock. Walking on the chaos, you can hear the leak or cascading Lignon, thanks to its amplified by the cavities through which it passes ... "by:

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