Stonehenge - saw a TV programme the other night that suggested ancient people moved these stones using little carved balls of stone along wooden runners - they tried it and it worked. Explains why these carved balls were found - the ancients were very clever.

Yule, or Jól in Old Norse, began as an indigenous midwinter festival celebrated by Germanic peoples. Earliest references are names of months that fell roughly between mid-November to early January.

Avebury stone circle

Calanais Standing Stones at dusk, on the Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, Scotland

Avebury - Tolkien trees (Avebury, United Kingdom) - Travellerspoint Travel Photography

Avebury, UK - "Tolkien trees" Saw this tree on a trip in college and immediately thought of Lord of the Rings. Found out afterwards that this tree is rumored to have inspired Tolkien to write his books.

Stone circle, Avebury, Wiltshire, UK

Avebury is a Neolithic henge monument containing three stone circles, around the village of Avebury in Wiltshire, in southwest En.

David Inshaw - Silbury Hill In May

David Inshaw - Silbury Hill In May. Avalon Lodge B&B more than just a place to stay

Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites. Wiltshire, England.

Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland) ©UNESCO / Francesco Bandarin