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31 October 2012 / M

Père Lachaise Cemetery

In honor of Halloween: a set of photos I took recently at the Père Lachaise cemetery in Paris. The atmosphere was perfect: it was overcast, the trees were gaining their fall colors, and crows were cawing from the trees. I couldn’t have asked for better.

 

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P1030088A carver adding a new name to a family gravestone. In the photo below, it looked like the entire monument was new; both the family name and a deceased’s name were marked out for engraving.

 

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P1030102Note the stone to the left which is supporting, and has partly fused with, a tree trunk.

 

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