Classic Stonehenge Photos: Europe’s Most Famous Megalithic Circle

Classic Stonehenge Image

A wonder of the world, the classic Stonehenge image is one I needed to see for myself. Archaeologists believe it was constructed around 3100 BC. It’s an impressive inspiration, an icon of Britain, and is probably Europe’s most famous prehistoric site, although not its oldest (we visited an older megalithic complex in Portugal, an older tomb […]

Megalithic Sites in Evora Portugal are Older than Stonehenge

Almendres Cromlech is one of the megalithic sites in Evora Portugal

Stonehenge is probably the most famous of the world’s megalithic sites, yet Portugal is home to several megalithic sites that are older, free to visit, less crowded, and still allow visitors to walk through the grounds. We visited two of these sites, both in close proximity to each other, located just outside of Evora, Portugal. [Megalithic […]

We Saw 40,000 Year Old Cave Drawings in Northern Spain

cave art Altamira

Cave drawings and hand prints dating over 20,000 years ago lined the wall of Cuevo de la Castello (El Castello Cave).  Actually it was just last month that more accurate dating determined that one of the markings was nearly 40,000 years old. This cave is the one you have been reading about, if you follow […]

Dingle, Killarney, Ring of Kerry: Driving Ireland’s South Coast

Ring of Kerry

We headed South for two days in what many consider to be the three most beautiful spots in Ireland: Dingle, Killarney, and the Ring of Kerry. After spending time in Dublin, seeing the 5000 year old tomb at Newgrange and then stumbling upon the adorable town of Adare, or exceptions were quite high. First the […]