Flashpacker’s Photo Of The Day – Coins on Cairns

A little girl searches for Won amongst Cairns, human-made piles of stones at a South Korean temple.

A little girl searches for Won amongst Cairns, human-made piles of stones at a South Korean temple.

According to wikipedia, those piles of rocks you see in the image are called Cairns.  I’ve only really seen them on hiking trails and at temples and shrines around Asia.  The stacks above were behind one of the temple buildings and were being scoured by two kids for high-valued coins.