One of the highlights of my glorious three-days in England last May was the visit to Stonehenge. After so many differing opinions about the purpose and history behind those stones, finally seeing them with my own eyes was awe-inspiring. I remember walking around the stones ( and past a druid!) in an almost dream-like state (of course getting six hours of sleep total in about four days combined with an overdose of anglophile excitement made everything dream-like!) It's crazy to think how monuments change meaning throughout the centuries yet remain an important part of culture. Intrigued by the mystery surrounding Stonehenge, I read an alternative historical novel over Christmas Break, Stonehenge by Bernard Cornwell. It was a captivating read that passed the "great book test" by making its way into my dreams! http://www.amazon.com/Stonehenge-Bernard-Cornwell/dp/0060956852
I came across this article on MSN today: http://news.msn.com/world/are-stonehenges-boulders-actually-big-bells. I like this new theory! We'll probably never know for sure what Stonehenge is, but the speculation is awfully interesting. I definitely hope to return when I'm in England!
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