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Stonehenge


Stonehenge needs little explanation.

AH HAHs:

  • We are out in the middle of NO where

  • Those Rocks are TALL

  • Those rocks are a lot closer together than I imagined or TV and pictures depict

  • We can’t walk through the circle it because the ground may erode from foot traffic

  • Those mounds in the distant and surrounding landscape are part of Stonehenge and are burial mounds that actually allowed archaeologists to date Stonehenge

HUH?

  • But no, really, how did they get these rocks on top of the others?

  • But no, really how did they move these rocks miles upon miles here? Were there really NO BIG ROCKS closer than WALES?

  • But no really, WHAT THE HECK WAS THIS MADE FOR?

Highlights:

  • We f*ing saw STONEHENGE!

  • Pouring rain = No crowds

  • No crowds =lots of pictures with no people in them

  • Abe seemed less than enthusiastic about a bunch of rocks until I knelt and told him the following:“these rocks we’re looking at were here with the dinosaurs! Maybe the long necks were making a cage to keep out Shark Tooth”. Abe stared for a good 20 seconds (his attention span) clearly pondering this scenario and a smile crept upon his rain soaked face. Before you throw facts at me- Andy reminded me that it was NOT actually around when the dinosaurs roamed the earth.

  • The bathroom at the exhibition centre had a bathroom with a changing table