Monday, January 30, 2012

Paris: At the Grave of Jim Morrison -- Third Visit

Third visitation to Cimetière du Père-Lachaise in Paris, including paying homage at Jim Morrison's grave, this time on May 1, 1986: fête des travailleurs/International Workers' Day, just days after the Chernobyl fiasco began. An anarchists' procession romped through the cemetery while I was there -- black flags, red armbands, singing and music. Then the police moved in to disperse everyone among the living.

Père-Lachaise: always interesting.

Today's Rune: The Self.  


Charles Gramlich said...

At least they didn't have to disperse the dead! :)

Johnny Yen said...

The same friend mentioned in the Dwight Yoakam incident went to Jim Morrison's grave when he was stationed in Europe fulfilling his ROTC commitment. He saw a guy take a bit of soil from the grave, roll it with the joint he was making and smoke it. No joke.

Erik Donald France said...

Haha ~ thanks, dudes, for the comments ~ JY, crazy, eh?