The oh-so-grand and mystical Stonehenge

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Aysha and I, obviously in front of Stonehenge
For the last day of our adventures while she was in London, Aysha and I took a planned tour thing-y to Stonehenge and Bath. We left super early in the morning and took a beautiful bus ride out to Wiltshire. It was a typical cloudy day in England, which added to the supposed allure of the place. Seeing something that's supposed to be one of the world's greatest wonders is always kind of bizzare, because you feel like once you see it, something magical and unexplainable should be going on inside of you. But that's not really how it worked. We got there, got our little audio tour thingys with a voice that sounded a lot like Tim Curry telling us all of the stories about why and how it was created, and how no one really knows. They think it probably has something to do with the cycles of the moon and the sun, because of the way the stones were positioned, and because of how many there are, etc. It was all kind of bizzare, and I did definitely feel like there is no way that human beings got those HUGE rocks on top of each other, but after I thought about that, I was kind of done being there. Something like Stonehenge should work some intrigue up for you even if you haven't been there, unless you don't believe it's real. I guess that seeing it right in front of me did make me think about it more, but I don't feel like it necessarily changed my life or anything... I suppose it's one of the few real sources of magic and mysterey that we can cling on to. 
Higton says:
It is a shame you couldn't get to Avebury stone circle. That place really is incredible - about a mile in diameter with a village stuck in the middle. I always feel Stonehenge is a caged beast.
Posted on: Mar 01, 2007
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