I first visited Stonehenge as a small child and became ... by what seemed to me a place of magic and fairy tales.
During the 1980s I lived in the Preseli Hills in West Wales, near to the actual source of the Stonehenge circle and began ... that there was much more to Stonehenge than I ...
For centuries Stonehenge ... the people of the world and even today, with all our modern wonders, it ... almost a million visitors per year who travel to Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire in England just to spend some time ... its magic.
"Who? Why? How?" are the questions that have captured the ... imagination.
So, Stonehenge ... almost 4.000 years ago.
Its huge stones were transported all the way from West Wales, a journey of 400 kilometers over land and sea. The ... of them weigh about 5 tons!
But what was Stonehenge? The most popular view is that it was a temple ... with the Druids, who in the ancient Celtic religion ... the priests or magicians.
The stones were exactly placed to line up with the stars and the moon at different times of the year. Whatever, ... purpose, Stonehenge has magic, an attraction that still draws people to it.
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