It only takes 20 minutes to drive from my home to Loughcrew. Situated over three hilltops, Carnbane West, Carnbane East, and Patrickstown, Loughcrew (Loch Craobh… 1,155 more words
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From the Latin word tumulus ‘mound’ or ‘small hill’, tumuli are found all over the world, from Sweden, to India to…South Korea.
Mounds of soil and rocks piled high over the ensconced coffin or corpse within, over the centuries these burial sites attain a smooth and vivid mantle of green grass that look just a little bit alien to Western eyes, more accustomed to their deceased being buried six feet under. 756 more words
Many continents boast of architectural features created by massive, rich societies. The Great Pyramids of Giza in Africa, Stonehenge in Europe, and the Hanging Gardens in the Middle East are some of the most renowned and written about feats of mankind. 28 more words