Heaven or hell? Glastonbury mud-bath is back with a vengeance

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So, you've finally made it past the gates of heaven, more commonly known as Glastonbury. Surely nothing else could go wrong?

You forgot about the mud.

Here are Glasto revellers dealing with the mud-bath, some better than others.

This local bobby is leading the way in appropriate footwear...

A policeman surrounded by mud at Glastonbury (Yui Mok/PA)
This Glasto policeman has his standard issue wellies on (Yui Mok/PA)

... these people should pay attention.

A person walking in mud with plastic bags over their feet (Yui Mok/PA)
Plastic bags for shoes - genius or idiotic? (Yui Mok/PA)

A man in trainers' feet submerged in mud (Yui Mok/PA)
A bad choice of footwear (Yui Mok/PA)

Yellow is clearly the colour of choice for those who look on the bright side of the quagmire...

Two men in yellow outfits carry luggage between them in a muddy field (Yui Mok/PA)
These guys dressed for the occasion and are sharing the load (Yui Mok / PA)

Girl in yellow raincoat at Glastonbury (Ben Birchall/PA)
This girl may not be rolling in mud yet, but she's ready for it! (Ben Birchall/PA)

...or maybe not.

 A group of people carrying luggage approach the camp sites at Glastonbury. One of them is a girl in a yellow poncho (Yui Mok/PA)
This girl is not having a good time (Yui Mok/PA)

Festival-goers are finding the pools of mud difficult to negotiate.

Two women push buggies laden with luggage through the  mud at Glastonbury (Ben Birchall/PA)
These two are making an admirable effort, and slow progress (Ben Birchall/PA)

Two women pull a bag along the muddy ground (Yui Mok/PA)
These two are making a valiant effort (Yui Mok/PA)

(Yui Mok/PA)
This girl is in despair at the long walk ahead (Yui Mok/PA)

Others are taking it in their stride.

A man negotiates a large puddle at Glastonbury (PA)
This wheelbarrow looks like the way to do it (PA)

Mother and son on a tandem bicycle(Yui Mok/PA)
This mother and son know the best way to get around (Yui Mok/PA)

This lot had better get used to it, there will be plenty more when the rest of the campers have trailed through the site.