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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Offerings at Clootie Well

The hanging of clothes and rags at Clootie Well originated as an offering to Saint Curetán, and it was thought the well had the power to cure sick children. The collection of rags is always growing, with visitors from around the world to hang their offering.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Inverness, United Kingdom
Camera: Canon EOS 600D
Copyright: © Calum Ross