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Stacked stone walls bring a touch of Sweden to Fallbrook


Last updated 3/15/2019 at 10:09am

StenErik Rolfo and his wife, Kay Gallen-Kallela, moved from Sweden to Fallbrook in 2013. While Gallen-Kallela, a horse trainer and riding instructor, brought her love of horses with her in the form of two Swedish warmbloods, Rolfo brought his skills of building with stones.

Also a carpenter, Rolfo has spent much time building 100 yards of stone walls on their property in the Rock Mountain area east of De Luz. He builds cold stacked stone walls which require a very old craftsmanship technique – and no cement.

Travelers can find a lot of stone walls in many parts of Europe, especially in...

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