The round steps really adds some mystery and some reality to the picture. I see stuff like that all the time when walking around. Artifacts of people having come and gone litter the landscape. Adding details like that really add a level to your pieces that really increase the level of realism that other Vue users forget.
It looks like a place I want to walk around at. It's awe-inspiring that this is not in ANY way real. You did good.. I like the elevated camera position in this one a bit better than the other version.
Art, love the details in this: the brown leaves on the trees, and in the bushes, and fallen into the water, the gravely organic pathway, the water color/texture is perfect for that kind of stream, and the shadows! perfect shadows... really nice work, great continuity throughout!