Paris – Père Lachaise cemetery – a day of mystery

Kim calls the metro here the “Floo network” (Harry Potter reference) because the train lurches and thrusts towards the next station at break-neck speed. All without a driver.

So we arrived at this cemetery on the outskirts of Paris in a jiffy. It sprawls over 44 hectares so requires a dedicated morning or afternoon. It’s very pretty with tall oak trees and their leaves doing their floating to the ground thing. Maps available at the funeral parlours surrounding the cemetery are vague and confusing so finding your Marcels Marceau and Proust become treasure hunts. We met quite a few people all with a view to discussing possible locations.

But it leaves me with so many questions…

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