Thursday, July 14, 2011

Paris Catacombs

Paris is sitting on top of miles and miles of underground tunnels known as stone mines.  In the late eighteenth century the bones of approximately 6 million Parisians was moved down into these mines.  The result is astounding.  The bones were carefully arranged, so they almost look like lace patterns.  Quite beautiful.  I have always had a strange love of graveyards and bones- so this was a highlight of our trip for me!

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