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Hidden Landscapes: Stonehenge

Stonehenge is one the UK’s most visited tourist attractions – and one of the world’s most enigmatic ancient monuments. People come from all over the world to stare at the iconic stone pillars and wonder how, and why, they were put in place. 1.249 more words

Archaeology

4,000 year-old decorated dolmen discovered in Israel

 

The 4,000 year-old decorated dolmen discovered in Israel

Image credit Gonen Sharon, Tel Hai College

 

Ginger Perales, writing in the New Historian, reports on the discovery of a decorated dolmen in the Galilee area of Israel – 100 more words

Archaeology

Legends of the tombs of Ireland.

Ireland is a magical place full of megalithic tombs. Some say that these tombs were probably built before the arrival of the Celts, who called them fairy mounds and believed that the spirits of ancient people–bold heroes and brave maidens–lived there. 909 more words

Traditions

The Burial Mounds and Dolmens

We walk silent between dolmens and burial mounds. Trees stand as exuberant dragons in the afternoon sun. A fallen tree trunk in the sun forms a bench. 56 more words

#Outdoor

Friday Photo: Poulnabrone Dolmen, Co. Clare, Ireland


 

Just a portal tomb hanging out in the Burren in Co. Clare, from between 4,200-2,900 B.C.. No big deal… For more info click here and if you really want to see it in person I highly recommend taking a bus tour from Galway – … 7 more words

General Travel

Walking at Plobannalec

We had installed ourselves in an excellent gîte in Pouldiguy, near Gouesn’nach and were ready to start exploring this area of Finistère. The excellent… 163 more words

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