"ROCK SCULPTURES" Top 5 Page for this destination Aruba Local Custom Tip by LoriPori

Aruba Local Customs: 39 reviews and 46 photos

  Very creative rock sculpture
by LoriPori
  • Very creative rock sculpture - Aruba
      Very creative rock sculpture
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  • Ilona & huge rock sculpture - Aruba
      Ilona & huge rock sculpture
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  • Lori & her little pile of rocks - Aruba
      Lori & her little pile of rocks
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  • Little salamander peeking out from the rocks - Aruba
      Little salamander peeking out from the rocks
    by LoriPori

While driving through the northern coast of Aruba, we came across an area filled with literally thousands of ROCK SCULPTURES, Throughout the years folks have created some pretty impressive rock art by piling one rock on top of the other and so on and some even adding some branches or other item they have found in the area. It's probably based on an Indian custom, to mark your way. I even "created" a little rock sculpture just to say I did. Actually it was pretty pathetic compared to most. On one rock formation. a little salamander peeked out from the rock as if to say "Hello".

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  • Written Nov 10, 2006
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  • briantravelman's Profile Photo
    Apr 13, 2014 at 10:33 AM

    I like the geology of these rocks. What part of the island are they located in?

    • briantravelman's Profile Photo
      Apr 14, 2014 at 9:41 AM

      I see this rewiew is from 2006. It is possible they were knocked over by the elements.

    • LoriPori's Profile Photo
      Apr 15, 2014 at 2:58 AM

      Maybe some were, but I can't imagine all were knocked over as there was tons of them and they're heavy and quite solid.


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