Tag: archaeology

Aldborough

Aldborough’s Hidden Roman Town

It’s hard to imagine that the sleepy town of Aldborough was once on the front line of the mighty Roman Empire. Today, it’s a charming but sleepy backwater in north Yorkshire, by-passed by motorists who zoom past on the A1 on their journeys to bigger places. But back in the 2nd Century, Aldborough was […]

Stonehenge

Stonehenge: Ancient stones and selfie sticks

‘Selfie sticks’ are the must-have gadget this summer at Stonehenge, one of Britain’s most popular World Heritage sites. Once upon a time the coach parties flooded into Stonehenge to marvel at the ancient stones and archaeology. Today the craze for capturing yourself on camera seems to have overtaken old-fashioned sightseeing […]

Hardknott Roman Fort – Wild Walk

The English Lake District is renowned for its wild walks but my trip to Hardknott Roman Fort proved to be wilder than I’d anticipated. Spring is one of my favourite times of year in the Lakes but it’s also when you can experience four seasons of weather in 24 hours. Overnight […]

Las Medulas

Las Medulas: What did the Romans do for us?

What did the Romans ever do for us? OK, there were the aqueducts, the road building and the fabulous feats of engineering… plus sanitation, public baths and medicine, as the famous Monty Python sketch reminds us! There were also great buildings and monuments like the Pantheon in Italy and Hadrian’s Wall in England plus pioneering […]

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