"Cairn reinforcement" Top 5 Page for this destination Iceland Things to Do Tip by JLBG

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In every desert areas, cairns were built to help the traveller to find its way, Under different names, they are found as well in Iceland, than in the Alps or in the Sahara. It is an old Icelandic roadside tradition to build small cairns or to strengthen those already existing. When the roads were mere tracks that would help next traveller. Now is it mostly to comply with the tradition.

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  • Updated Nov 4, 2004
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