I have always had a mild fascination with Stonehenge; I think almost all iterations of this blog have had a picture of it in some way. I do remember the motorway being close last time I visited, and I also remember a bus ride (maybe from Bath?).
Although long, this is an excellent read and reminds me that across the pond the Brits and their monuments are pretty much the same as people over here (see Stone Mtn):
“Not a week goes past without a news story about Stonehenge, some discovery, some controversy,” said Jeremy Deller. It is this endless mutability of meaning that makes it, for him, “the most contemporary building in Britain”.
The battle for the future of Stonehenge - Britain’s favourite monument is stuck in the middle of a bad-tempered row over road traffic. By Charlotte Higgins