Avalon

Avalon
   From Arthurian mythology, the island where it is always spring, and no one grows old. This is also where King Arthur was taken to recover from his wounds after the battle of Camlann, and where he lies in sleep today, only to awaken at a time of great need. Glastonbury Tor in England may well have been Avalon. At the time of Arthur's reign, this hill was surrounded by swamp and was an island except for a small land bridge. A monastery was on the Tor at that time also. But this is only one explanation of Avalon's location.

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