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Pere Lachaise pictures

pouikysland was in Paris today. We met up near the Pere Lachaise for a walk there and catch up since the last time we'd met.

Praying figure Praying figure

Annoyingly, the sun, though hidden by clouds, was behind the grave. Which made it difficult to photograph. Hence the bad contrast and colors.
Handsome angel Handsome angel

Too bad for the light again
A woman writing an epitaph A woman writing an epitaph

... I need to change of camera. This one is getting tired.
Triangular tomb? Triangular tomb?

Did they bury a tripd from War of Worlds here?
A bit damaged, but pretty... A bit damaged, but pretty...

So I had to take her more closely So I had to take her more closely

... a bit creepy ... a bit creepy

Because with the bars, it looks like a baby bed o_O
and it's a baby angel on it.
Nice pattern Nice pattern

Mrs Peabody's grave Mrs Peabody's grave

Very XIXth Century American clothes.
Prometheus, by the look of it Prometheus, by the look of it

The man in the grave died in 1942. No idea who that was.
A funny to end... A funny to end...

It's funny for the name on the green plastic cover.
Lecreux Frères Lecreux Frères

It could be translated as "Thehollow Brothers". It sounds out of a Terry Pratchett book.
We were wondering what language / alphabet it is? We were wondering what language / alphabet it is?

And this one? And this one?

BTW, i can't have been Ava Gardner's tombstone we saw. She was born on 24 December 1922 and dead on 25 January 1990.


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Dec. 30th, 2007 02:18 am (UTC)
These are so beautiful.
Dec. 31st, 2007 09:20 pm (UTC)
When are you coming to Paris to see it all for yourself? :)
Jan. 1st, 2008 10:45 am (UTC)
I really want to! I may plan a trip to London for the first time in 2009 because I really want to see Jude in Hamlet. If I save up some more, I'll also include a trip across to Paris. :D
Jan. 1st, 2008 04:57 pm (UTC)
If you cannot save up some more (or enough holidays), I can still hop to London to meet you if you have time :)
Jan. 2nd, 2008 07:34 am (UTC)
I always make time. :) I still haven't found anyone to go with. I still haven't found confirmation dates on when Jude will be performing. But yeah...Love to do London with you. :D
Jan. 2nd, 2008 07:12 pm (UTC)
If it wasn't Hamlet I would have volunteered, but somehow I've been traumatized by JM. I don't think I can survive another Shakespeare play, even played by Jude. o_O
But for the rest of the trip, whether it's London or somewhere else, I'm up. Just let me know :)
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