Photographer's Note

An ovoo (Mongolian: овоо, heap) is a type of shamanistic rock cairn found in Mongolia.

Travelers in Mongolia should not pass by an ovoo without stopping. They are expected to stop and circle the ovoo three times in a clockwise direction. They should pick up a rock from the ground and add it to the pile before leaving. Also, travelers may leave offerings in the form of money, milk, or vodka.

definition taken from Wikipedia.

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