Stonehenge it is

In favor of the Stonehenge 

Judging from afar the monument looked so quiet and somehow I felt there was a person embedded on each stone watching us…

Stonehenge was not in my list to visit in my recent trip this January to the UK but it was still good to see it after all. Although it was a little bit far when I saw it, the formation of those massive stones were still visible and I thought that was creepy.

It was late afternoon when we got there because we stayed longer at Durdle door in Dorset. By the time we got there, the gate was already closed but my friend was so incessant that I should see it. He decided to drive through the freeway so at least I could see it from afar.

I have a very limited information about Stonehenge all I know is that it is one of the 7 wonders of the world and one of the tourist attractions in the UK. Nonetheless, for some reason seeing it in person I had this weird feeling about it. Judging from afar the monument looked so quiet, I felt they’re just out there and somehow I felt there was a person embedded on each stone watching us. Creepy isn’t it?

Per my research, For centuries, historians and archaeologists have puzzled over the many mysteries of Stonehenge, the prehistoric monument that took Neolithic builders an estimated 1,500 years to erect. Located in southern England, it is comprised of roughly 100 massive upright stones placed in a circular layout. Whi1e many modern scholars now agree that Stonehenge was once a burial ground, they have yet to determine what other purposes it served and how a civilization without modern technology—or even the wheel—produced the mighty monument. Its construction is all the more baffling because, while the sandstone slabs of its outer ring hail from local quarries, scientists have traced the bluestones that make up its inner ring all the way to the Preseli Hills in Wales, some 200 miles from where Stonehenge sits on Salisbury Plain. Today, nearly 1 million people visit Stonehenge, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1986, every year.

What I got is not that perfect but it was good enough, like I always say it will always be there and there is always what we call tomorrow. I will definitely visit Stonehenge once again and take more pictures.






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