Time for our next Travel Throwback and today I share with you a photograph taken about thirty miles from where I live now, almost thirty years ago. How wonderful to see that in all the mobility and travels in the last thirty one years I can return to the same areas from my past. For a third culture kid like myself, that is as closest to having a ‘home’ as I can find. I look forward to going back to Stonehenge soon to see it with my husband and sons this time. Tis a shame you cannot get as close to it as you once could but will be awesome to see such an amazing historical structure outside of our current home in Bath, England.
“I know this goes without saying,
but Stonehenge really was the most incredible accomplishment.
It took five hundred men just to pull each sarsen,
lus a hundred more to dash around positioning the rollers.
Just think about it for a minute.
Can you imagine trying to talk six hundred people
into helping you drag a fifty-ton stone eighteen miles
across the countryside and muscle it into an upright position,
and then saying, ‘Right, lads! Another twenty like that,
plus some lintels and maybe a couple of dozen nice bluestones
from Wales, and we can party!’
Whoever was the person behind Stonehenge was
one dickens of a motivator,
I’ll tell you that.”