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Extraordinary ways the world celebrates the summer solstice

Love Exploring Logo By Anna Tobin of Love Exploring | Slide 1 of 26: On June 21 the northern hemisphere will experience its longest hours of daylight. The occasion is marked by a host of festivities both on the day itself and immediately before and after. From pagan gatherings at Stonehenge, England to street parties in the sun in California, we take a look at how midsummer is celebrated in different countries.

A midsummer night's dream

On June 21 the northern hemisphere will experience its longest hours of daylight. The occasion is marked by a host of festivities both on the day itself and immediately before and after. From pagan gatherings at Stonehenge, England to street parties in the sun in California, we take a look at how midsummer is celebrated in different countries.

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