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Sardinia, Italy (by Daniele Cherenti) (All things Europe)

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Sardinia (Sardegna) - this is the part of the world I will retire too... Combine Italy with the Caribbean... oohh aaahh...

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A dolmen, also known as a portal tomb, portal grave, or quoit, is a type of single-chamber megalithic tomb, usually consisting of three or more upright stones supporting a large flat horizontal capstone. Most date from the early Neolithic period (4000 to 3000 BC). Dolmens were usually covered with earth or smaller stones to form a barrow, though in many cases that covering has weathered away, leaving only the stone "skeleton" of the burial mound intact.

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Places to see in ( Talaiots - Spain ) The talaiots or talayots are Bronze Age megaliths on the islands of Minorca and Majorca forming part of the Talaiotic Culture or Talaiotic Period. They date back to the late second millennium and early first millennium BC. There are at least 274 of them in near or related to Talaiotic settlements and Talaiotic navetes. While some certainly had a defensive purpose the use of others is not clearly understood. Some believe them to have served the purpose…

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