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The Rock Mound

While traveling in Ukraine by motorcycle we also visited this interesting and somehow mysterious ancient place near the Sea of Azov.

Driving around Zaporizhya we came to village of Myrne. When asking for directions to an ancient sight of Kamyana Mohyla, we met nice old lady. She gave us the directions and smiled all the time. She kept saying to us: "You are beautifull! I love you..." And wave us goodbye.
Kamyana Mohyla or "The Rock Mound" is a place with big pile of rocks, surrounded by fine sand in the midle of wast grassland. It is said that positive aura comes out from these rocks. Current dalailama was here and also felt it. We walked trough this site and found it realy something special. We've also seen many statues ( picture above ) in front of the pile. They're called "Kamyana Baba" or "Stone Grandmothers".
LITTLE GEOLOGY:"These rocks are believed to have been left there by the retreating glacier many thousands years ago. Since then the rains and fluctuations of temperature broke the rocks apart, creating caves and niches. Geologists find imprints of fossil weeds - millions of years old - on the surface of the rocks, and archeologists and the curious examine the mysterious signs and pictures carved into the rock by unknown carvers millennia ago."


Interesting connection with one version of Atlantis legend:

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