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Origin of the Basques

The Basque people (Basque: Euskaldunak) are an indigenous people inhabiting adjacent areas of Spain and France.Their history is therefore interconnected with Spanish and French history and also with the history of many other past and present countries, particularly in Europe and the Americas. 1.450 kata lagi


A Wind So Strong It Broke A Standing Stone, 21 December, 1674 #History #Scotland

A twelve-foot standing stone had stood in Easter Ross for over three thousand years until the great storm of 21 December, 1674:

‘The wind here, at Tarbut, Dec 21, 1674, was extraordinary: it broke a standard-stone, that stood as an obelisk, about 12 feet high, 5 broad, and nearly 2 feet in thickness. 508 kata lagi


Storms lash state’s west as rain hits Melbourne

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Bay of Biscay : Carnac Megaliths

A morning of cold grey drizzle on the motorway north through Nantes behind us we arrived in Locmariaquer to the west of the Golfe Du Morbihan in clearing weather. 728 kata lagi

Journeys & Places

welsh stones

Craig Cerrig Glesiad

Black Mountain

Maen Llia

Obrigado Portugal and to our World Adventure!

On the way to Lisbon we stopped at the magnificent Almendres Cromlech, a megalithic complexhe largest existing group of structured menhirs in the Iberian Peninsula (and one of the largest in Europe), this archaeological site consists of several megalithic structures: cromlechs and menhir stones, that belong to the so-called “megalithic universe of Évora” 1.266 kata lagi