10 August, 2010


No, not the movie starring beloved rock god David Bowie - the actual thing! Labyrinths! They're basically mazes, but pretty epic ones.

The original Labyrinth, from which the name "Labyrinth" was taken was built (by legendary artificer Daedalus) in 27 Centuries BC, for King Minos of Crete. It is known as the "Palace of the Double Axe". Its function was to hold the Minotaur, a creature that was half man and half bull. Boom. I Love Minotaurs. It is said that Daedalus made the Labyrinth so cunningly that he himself could barely escape it after he built it.

Anyways, my favourite Labyrinth is the Reims Labyrinth (pictured above). It sits beneath the Cathedral of Notre Dame, in France. What's your favourite Labyrinth?

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