Go Home Stonehenge, You’re Drunk: Why Salisbury Cathedral Merits Your Attention Instead (Guest Post by Nathan Mizrachi)

So I wrote something on Via Lucis, my favorite blog besides my own. Check it out!

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Stonehenge, photo by Nathan Mizrachi Stonehenge, photo by Nathan Mizrachi

Probably one of the most famous monuments from the ancient world, Stonehenge is the subject of countless poorly-thought out bucket lists, cheesy picture calendars, and is partly responsible for spawning this History Channel “ancient aliens” meme.

An unfathomable number of tourists swarm this 4,000 year-old stone circle sandwiched between pasture and a busy expressway.

Stonehenge, photo by Nathan Mizrachi Stonehenge, photo by Nathan Mizrachi

There’s a huge parking lot for tour buses that haul around these gawking apes before they’re driven off to the next of God knows how many “must-see” destinations on their whirlwind tour of England. Presumably they’ll show off their instagram-ized shots of Stonehenge and boast to their friends about how there is so much more to England than London.

Bitch, please.

Stonehenge, photo by Nathan Mizrachi Stonehenge, photo by Nathan Mizrachi

Given the immense crowd of visitors milling about, the noisy construction of an additional visitors’ center nearby, and…

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