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It's easy to be sceptical about Stonehenge, because basically, well, yes...it is just a bunch of standing stones, and we've all seen zillions of pictures of it.

On the other hand, Stonehenge remains a fascinating place, and the more you know about it, the more fascinating it becomes. So reading a good book or watching a good documentary about the place BEFORE visiting it, is a good idea.

The new lay-out of the visitor centre, a bit away from the stones themselves, is a plus. Visitors are transferred to the stones in a short bus ride, or you can walk.

There's still that annoying road with the usual traffic jam of cars slowing down to admire the stones without paying a visit, but it's probably a matter of time before that tunnel gets built.

Visitors without imagination, be warned.

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In this picture near the back, on top of one of the stones, you can clearly see one of the protrusions, meant to keep a lateral stone in place. Also what looks like the remains of old graffiti is clearly visible.

Zoomed in, as the days when you could walk up to the monument and touch the stones are long gone, of course.

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Additional Photos by Benny Verbercht (BennyV) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2240 W: 34 N: 3877] (22025)
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