Sunday, 6 March 2011


On Friday I said that Kjell Steinar and I were going to go on a little adventure on Saturday but I did not want to reveal where we were going. Well, we visited the infamous Stonehenge. This is something I have wanted to do for so long and I am so glad that I have finally been there.

Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument located in the English county of Wiltshire and it was built more than 5000 years ago. To this very day no one really knows for sure how or why it was built in the first place. There were originally 30 upright stones but today only 17 of these still stands. They are a bit over 2 meters tall and each stone weight over 50 tons. This monument is very impressing with its astonishing scale and the construction itself. It is one of England’s most popular sights as the original purpose of it is a mystery.

There are a few different theories about what Stonehenge used to be. Some claims that it served as a burial ground as cremated remains have been found on the site. Others claim that it was built as a speculator place of worship as the stones are aligned almost perfectly with the sunrise on the summer solstice. People have been speculating about these stones for centuries and its purpose really can be all from human sacrifice to astronomy.

It truly was the mystery around these stones that caught my attention many years ago and now that I have been there I really can’t understand why someone would build this in the middle of nowhere and like that. I bet I am not the only one in this world with questions about this sight as it truly is a mystery. It really is only heavy stones out on a field where its purpose is unknown and the whole surroundings are a big mystery. I can understand why Stonehenge draw over 800 000 visitors each year and I am so thrilled that I have been there.
This is a picture of how it used to look like.

Kjell Steinar and I booked a tour of Stonehenge through Golden Tours and I really recommend doing this if you’re ever in London. It takes about 1 hour and 45 minutes to drive from Victoria Station and then you have one hour to truly experience this mystery. Audio guides are handed out where you will learn about the surroundings and hear about the many theories that are out there about this place. This is a wonder I would not want to miss out on.


  1. Ive only ever seen this as we have driven past, I was amazed how close to the road it is, i expected it to be in the country side but then i suppose it was once!
    I'd like to stop and have a proper look x

  2. Claire - I had never been there before and I loved it. You should def stop and have a proper look sometime =)

    Clara - It really was =)

  3. I have never been but really want to go :)

    Love, Vanilla

  4. Heisann Camilla, så snill du er som overrasker sånn.Regner med han ble fornøyd ja.Ble rørt av å lese innlegget ditt om Kjell-Steinar og deg. Han er en flott å snill mann så du får holde på han.Vi er hjemme nå,ingen undergrunn og mind the gap på ei stund nå.Vi var på Camden Market igår,fy flate så bra.Et av høydepunktene på hele turen.Regner med du også har vært der. Ønsker deg en flott uke som kommer.Klem fra Karin

  5. Niiils-Molten waaden likel dette :3

  6. Cool. I've read a lot about the theories of its origin and intent but I'm sure there's no substitute for actually being there and seeing it. I plan to follow in your footsteps some day.

  7. What amazing pictures, a true mystery. Thanks for sharing with us. Makes one wonder what kind of tools were used to get / hoist those huge slabs up there.

    Thanks for your comment on my last post, yes, it is Demi Moore. :) And yes, mornings are the best time of day.
    Hope your week is filled with laughter and happiness.


  8. I have SO always wanted to go there! I think it's so beautiful...and I do like the mystery :)

  9. Vanilla - I really liked it so I would absolutely recommend going sometime =)

    Tante Karin - Tusen takk for en nydelig kommentar. Kjell Steinar er virkelig en fantastisk fyr, jeg kommer nok ikke til å gi slipp på han så lett. Gleder meg å høre at du syns det samme. Så bra at du likte Camden Market, det er virkelig fantastisk der. Jeg var der faktisk for ikke så lenge siden selv. Ha en fantastisk uke og hils Alfred så mye =)

    Nils-Morten, du er en nydelig lillebror =)

    Shybiker - I read a bit about it before I visited the sight myself, but being there really is quite different. I really enjoyed it, so if you ever have the chance you should def visit Stonehenge and London =)

    Sexylegsandbody - Thank you, it really is a mystery. It is so fascinating. Of course it was Demi Moore, no one has legs like her. Have a great week and thank you again for your lovely comment. =)

  10. Krystal - It was beautiful, I think you would have liked it too, especially since you like the mystery like me, hihi =)

  11. Great photos! I love the hazy atmosphere of the day too :)

  12. wow, i'm sure this is really something to see in person. loving all your travel pics...

  13. It really is, it's amazing! And thank you so much for your sweet comment =)


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