Bogged Down By History: The Bog Bodies. (Not For The Faint Of Heart)

The topic of the bog bodies, (Bodies that have been found in various parts of Europe in, well, bogs.) has been a topic that has fascinated me for years. There is just something so haunting and out of this world about them, with the way they have been preserved being a rather large part of the interest. These bodies have been discovered while peat bogs are harvested in several places throughout Europe, especially Ireland, the Netherlands, Northern Germany, and Great Britain.

The only photo in this post I can show above the cut! Image courtesy of whiskeytastings.com.

Peat bog harvest. The only photo in this post I can show above the cut!
Image courtesy of whiskeytastings.com.

Onward below the cut! (Because the bog bodies can admittedly look very disturbing and I know this isn’t a topic for everyone so below the cut it goes!)

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