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Wednesday 11th November 1846

“A massive tomb, shaped as a deep sarcophagus for the last resting place of Sir Walter Scott and his lady, has been completed of beautiful red petered ground – seven feet long, six feet broad – and is about to be placed over their contiguous graves in Briberg.

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Archaeologists agree that most ancient tombs were built for complete a***holes

We live in truly terrifying times. The election of Donald J. Trump as the 45th President of the United States of America fills some with jubilation, but many more with bemusement, confusion and/or abject terror for the future. 1,014 more words


Ancient Vetulonia now

We already visited the interior of the Etruscan museum, and now it’s time to have a look around.

Vetulonia is said to be one of the largest metropolises of the Etruscans, and strolling around it and breathing that fresh air you get to feel – a bit more there, if not exactly rejuvenated. 293 more words

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Walking the kids to nursery every morning is fantastic for catching the autumn sunlight, but this particular morning the attraction was the mist.

A minute from the nursery is my favourite spot – Monk’s Walk. 352 more words


Legends of the tombs of Ireland.

Ireland is a magical place full of megalithic tombs. Some say that these tombs were probably built before the arrival of the Celts, who called them fairy mounds and believed that the spirits of ancient people–bold heroes and brave maidens–lived there. 909 more words


경주 문무대왕릉 Underwater Tomb of King Munmu

After hiking almost to Ulsan on the Padosori-gil we headed to the road to catch the 150 back the way we came and to get off at the Underwater Tomb of King Munmu. 215 more words