Built in 2500 BC, the Clava Cairns, like Stonehenge, is another location deeply related to the movements of the sun, the moon and the stars. Part of a larger landscape of similar buildings, there are three separate Cairns in this location. They are thought to be dedicated to a King, his Queen and their Prince son. The Father […]Read more "Scottish Stonehenge, Clava Cairns Scotland"
Stonehenge is one of the most fascinating and mysterious places in the UK. This is an often talked about place with many different theories surrounding it. Some of the places linked to it are older, some even 6000 years older! Still to this day, no one seems to be sure as to why this place has […]Read more "Stonehenge and its many mysteries"
After a quick stop in Edinburgh, we hopped on the bus and were off to Dunkeld! Dunkeld is best known for its cathedral. The Dunkeld cathedral features the tomb of the notorious Celtic Atilla. The Wolf of Badenoch The Celtic Atilla, better known as the Wolf of Badenoch was one of the darkest, most evil […]Read more "The Celtic Atilla! Dunkeld, Scotland"
This church, like so many others, has an incredible story. However, this story is more morbid than most. It all starts with a young girl who would not give up her religion. At a time when catholics were not in a very good position in the city, being tortured and murdered. A 13 year old […]Read more "Witches, Giant Goldfish and an Astounding Church: Barcelona, Spain"
Being one of the most western points of the European continent, Sintra, about an hour away from Lisbon, is a magical part of Portugal. A beautiful place, that seems to have been left alone since the time the Portuguese royalty went there to spend their vacations. “To see the world and leave out Sintra is to […]Read more "Sintra Portugal, The Royal Getaway"
This very plain looking church, is actually one of the most important in Lisbon. Only plain from the outside, the Chapel of St. John the Baptist contains probably the most expensive alter in the world. Estimated at three trillion euros (if it were built today), this church contains 6 different alters, all coated in gold, one of […]Read more "The Three TRILLION Dollar alter and the city of Lisbon"
The Lisbon Castle, can be seen from everywhere in the city. Lisbon is a city of hills and the castle is on one of the highest. This makes it very easy to find by sight, not always easy to walk to thanks to the winding roads though. Our first day in Lisbon we started on […]Read more "Lisbon, Portugal and the great Lisbon Earthquake"