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Poppy Field near Stonehenge, England

BLOG POST JUNE 27th 2017

Today, we travelled from Thornbury, near Bristol in S.W. England to London via Stonehenge. Weather was relatively benign for first half of the day but later turned to rain. Fortunately, our visit to Stonehenge was undertaken in dry conditions.

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Illustration of fire-making in the Iron-Age at the Crannog Centre

Today marked an adverse change in weather.

We departed our Dunkeld lodgings for Amulree and then embarked on a drive through Glen Quaich but heavy fog resulted in negligible visibility despite which we were able to observe a number of unusual birds: Quail, Red Grouse, Pheasant and a Hawk (or similar bird of prey).

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Castlerigg Stone Circle, Keswick, England.

This evening, I am posting information on Castlerigg Stone Circle near Keswick in the English Lake District. This location is about thirty-seven miles S.W. of Carlisle.

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