Friday, August 24, 2018

"Drought In Central Europe Reveals Cautionary 'Hunger Stones' In Czech River"

NPR:

A lengthy drought in Europe has exposed carved boulders, known as "hunger stones," that have been used for centuries to commemorate historic droughts — and warn of their consequences.

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One of the stones on the banks of the Elbe is carved with the words "Wenn du mich siehst, dann weine": "If you see me, weep."