I Wish to See Stonehenge

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    30 Million Hours of Labor

    That's the estimated hours it took to build it, in three phases.It must be striking. Human sacrifice or astronomy?  I don't know for sure . Anyone out there who can describe the stones and their size?  I am curious if it seems huge.
    wiseowl wiseowl
    61-65, F
    10 Responses Jun 7, 2008

    Have Been Close

    I have been close to it or near it, a number of times and just have never had time to get to see it, as usually when in England using public transport systems. I have always wanted to go to Stonehenge, as have read so much in regards to it and also the idea of mystery...
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    2 Responses Nov 10, 2008

    Been There

    I have been there many a time, the first when i was a young boy about 7 yrs old then the access was easy because it was not fenced off,every year we went on holiday to Cornwall we stiopped off there for a wonder around in those days i did`nt really understand what the stones were...
    seaman44 seaman44
    61-65, M
    Feb 13, 2012

    I Shall

    Oh yes I shall. My friend went and he told me that he felt vibrations immediately upon walking onto the place!
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    1 Response Mar 25, 2011

    An Exception to My Attitude Toward Scenery

    Ordinarily, scenery can fascinate me for up to 15 seconds--usually less. But Stonehenge isn't scenery; it's a PLACE.
    GeorgeTSLC GeorgeTSLC
    66-70, M
    6 Responses Apr 5, 2009

    I Guess I Must Be Lucky!

    I live about 10 minutes away from Stonehenge, and I see it a lot. It is a wonderful fascinating place, I just wish there were fewer people there! I often wander down in the evening to photograph it. Jo xxx
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    2 Responses Apr 18, 2011

    Some Day

    When I became an astronomy professor, I started reading everything I could about this and related places, and the people who built them.  Like most professionals in the field, I've been a bit frustrated with English Heritage's approach to research on the topic. As much as I...
    EBunbury EBunbury
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Nov 10, 2008
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