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A walk in the past

West Penwith. The furthest west you can go on British mainland and where you will find Land’s End. An area which was once rich in mineral wealth and is therefore riddled with mine shafts and abandoned engine houses. 645 kata lagi


Dolmen in Ireland

A dolmen, also known as a cromlech, portal tomb, portal grave or quoit, is a type of single-chamber megalithic tomb, usually consisting of two or more upright stones, supporting a large flat horizontal capstone (table), although there are also more complex variants. 151 kata lagi


Incheon Buddy - 4th Hello! at Ganghwado Island

Korean culture and history is interesting, very interesting, trust me if you have no idea about them. People who are fanatics of K-Pop and K-Drama may have caught bits and pieces of Korean ethos through them. 1.141 kata lagi




Hidden Italy: The Forbidden Cyclopean Ruins (Of Giants From Atlantis?)

Was the ancient land of Italy once inhabited by giants? Miles of prehistoric polygonal stone walls still survive scattered across Italy―ancient ruins so stunningly unique, bizarre, and futuristic that scholars, historians, and philosophers once believed they were built by a now-extinct race of giant human beings called the “Cyclopes.” Very little is known about these prehistoric builders and their strange megalithic masterpieces. 1.609 kata lagi


Meet the Past: Dolmens and Fairy Raths

The past and the present in rural Ireland are balanced and closely tied up together. I want to share some photographs of ancient things taken in different years and seasons, and thank the thoughtful farmers who are the guardians and protectors of the balance. 519 kata lagi


Legends say mysterious women built the megaliths of Portugal

Ancient Origins

Prehistoric Europeans told legends about powerful, mysterious female makers of European stone tombs called dolmens and cromlechs. On the one hand, they were said to bestow riches and fertility on individuals, and fantastic gifts like brewing beer and farming; all they wanted in return was a little milk. 1.353 kata lagi

Ancient Origins


Greengraves townland is situated between Dundonald and Newtownards, in County Down.  Just like Ballycullen, it is bisected by the Kempe Stones Road (A20).  Armed with those two names – Greengraves and Kempe Stones – you shouldn’t be surprised to see this in the townland. 280 kata lagi