If not the tallest standing stones I have seen, the menhirs of Filitosa on Corsica are definitely the most scenic ones.
Plenty of mystery has always surrounded these creations. For the archaeologist Roger Grosjean, the statue-menhirs represented the enemy chiefs killed in battle. The megalithic people would immortalise the enemy warriors strength in stone, so that it could never again manifest itself. (read more ….) If you have missed the first part …..
A bunch of stern faces
Another enemy warrior
The most photographed menhir
WIde view of the hilltop
Menhirs in olive grove, Filitosa
Today Jo is taking us on a beautiful walk to Roker Pier.