Monday, June 1, 2020

Barclodiad y Gawres

Barclodiad y Gawres passage grave is rebuilt and to large extent consists of concrete, but it holds a unique value - six stones with...

Meayll Hill (Mull Hill) Stone Circle

The original Manx name of the amazing Meayll Hill Stone Circle is Lhiaght ny Virragh - "cairn of the pointed rock". According to local...

Le Dehus passage grave

Contrary to many other exciting archaeological monuments, Le Déhus is located in a rather unromantic setting - in a sharp bend of street opposite...

Pentre Ifan

One of the most romantic and beautiful places in Wales is Pentre Ifan. This is one of the best preserved Neolithic dolmens in Wales. It...

La Hougue Bie

Highly unusual archaeological monument is La Hougue Bie - enormous, artificial earth mound. It hides 18.6 m long passage lined with enormous stones. This...

Stonehenge

The word "megalith" brings one immediate association to many people around the world - Stonehenge. This archaeological monument certainly is a part of popculture....

Dwarfie Stane

The central part of Hoy Island justifies the stereotypes about harsh, nordic, desolate Orkney Islands. Wild cliffs rise above the desert-like peatlands, no trees...

Arai Te Tonga – most sacred marae in Rarotonga

The story of Arai Te Tonga started around 1250 AD. According to local legends back then in the open sea met two groups of...

Ara Metua – ancient Polynesian road

The ancient Polynesian road - Ara Metua - still exists and is in use. But it has changed beyond the recognition, turning from unique...

Calcoene megalithic observatory – Amazon Stonehenge

Sometime in the past in the north-east of Brazil there were living people who created beautiful pottery and built megalithic structures. The best known...