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Contemporary natural shrines upon the landscape.
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Happened to come across a rather remarkable cairn field above Glen Garry (or thereabouts) during the recent Scotland trip... quite a moving site (see image), numerous small cairns bearing messages to loved ones - presumably deceased - the context clearly paying homage to the fantastic view. There's also similar activities going on beside the Cairn O'Mount cairn in Aberdeenshire; I seen a bit in Ireland, too.

Any thoughts? Is this a genuine continuation of ancient beliefs, or just an admission that monotheistic religion has failed certain groups of people?

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Posted by GLADMAN
30th June 2012ce

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