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Inukshuks

Inukshuks

While in Aruba, we built a little Cairn at the Bushiribana gold smelter ruins,  soon other visitors were builing them as well.  I would like to go back someday and see if they bare still there.

Cairn in the desert this reminds me of a wonderful eclectic man named dennis m. he went by "he who stands the stones" rip, dennis.

The clerk at our hotel gave us a map with "vortexes" around Sedona, but he didn't explain what a vortex was. Turns out they're sites with strong energy where New Agers go to to recharge. There were many rock piles around the vortex like this.  Photo credit moi.

map with "vortexes" around Sedona, but he didn't explain what a vortex was. Turns out they're sites with strong energy where New Agers go to to recharge. There were many rock piles around the vortex like this.

Elliant - Le menhir Hiquem Mam Coz.  Brittany

Elliant - Le menhir Hiquem Mam Coz. Brittany

Beorgs of Housetter Standing Stones, Northmavine, Shetland Islands, Scotland. Two standing stones, with the remains of a cairn.Photographic Print from Robert Harding.

Beorgs of Housetter Standing Stones, Northmavine, Shetland Islands, Scotland. Two standing stones, with the remains of a cairn.Photographic Print from Robert Harding.

Almendres Cromlech (Cromeleque dos Almendres) stone circle is the most important megalithic site in Portugal. Consisting of 96 standing stones arranged in an oval, it dates from 5000-4000 BC.

Almendres Cromlech (Cromeleque dos Almendres) stone circle is the most important megalithic site in Portugal. Consisting of 96 standing stones arranged in an oval, it dates from BC.

Mougau-Bihan Alley Grave, Commana, Finistere, Brittany

Mougau-Bihan Alley Grave, Commana, Finistere, Brittany

Neolithic: Dolmen (tombs resembling "houses of the dead") c. 1500 B.C. Upright stones for walls and a single giant slab for a roof. Carnac.   Brittany

Neolithic: Dolmen (tombs resembling "houses of the dead") c. 1500 B. Upright stones for walls and a single giant slab for a roof.

Tiya is best known for its adjacent archeological site, which is distinguished by 36 standing stones or stelae, "32 of which are engraved with enigmatic symbols, notably swords," marking a large, prehistoric burial complex. A German ethnographic expedition had visited the site in April 1935, and had found at one hour's journey to the south of the caravan camp the stone monoliths with sword symbol, which had been seen earlier by Neuville and Père Azaïs. (World Heritage Site in 1980)

Tiya is best known for its adjacent archeological site, which is distinguished by 36 standing stones or stelae, "32 of which are engraved with enigmatic symbols, notably swords," marking a large, prehistoric burial complex. A German ethnographic expedition had visited the site in April 1935, and had found at one hour's journey to the south of the caravan camp the stone monoliths with sword symbol, which had been seen earlier by Neuville and Père Azaïs. (World Heritage Site in 1980)

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