That festival and its trappings moved me then and now, to honor the light and hope for its return.
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Yule is just the holiday for these dark times circadian, political, ecological. We can and will, I hope, do better in the years to come.
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By the entire area should be a green pasture with the visitor center about a mile away, out of sight. Stonehenge can easily be visited by day trip from London. The Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites is one of the most recognizable tourist attractions in England. The Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites is a group of prehistoric megalith monuments.
It is considered as the most important monument of its kind in the world. According to archaeological experts, these megaliths have been dated back to c. The megaliths are associated with the funerary and ceremonial practices that were done in Britain during the Neolithic and Bronze Age.
The Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites comprised of two major land areas that are located within 30 miles from each other. The first site is the famous Stonehenge, while the second location comprised within this World Heritage Site is the Avebury and associated sites.
It is therefore important to look closer into each location to have a better understanding of these cultural monuments and their heritage value:. The Stonehenge monuments are one of the most significant megaliths in the world, but also for the culture and heritage of England.
It is located in South Wiltshire and spans up to 26 square kilometers in land area. The prehistoric monument of the Stonehenge is the main feature on this WHS. The ownership of this monument is divided between various organizations including the National Trust, Wiltshire Council, and the English Heritage. There are various monuments included within this component of the Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites.
The associated monuments in Stonehenge represent the most architecturally sophisticated stone circle from the prehistoric times.