Chamonix Cemetery, Chamonix

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  • With Mont Blanc in the background, Chamonix Cemetery looked peaceful and beautiful. It was a moving walk through the cemetery to see many names of mountain guides and climbers. I felt like visiting a ...  more »
  • It had still snowed well in mid-March and a thick white coat covered this place laden with emotion. As a feeling of appeasing to soften an often difficult reality. A place imbued with mythic names, illustrious conquerors who have marked the history of mountaineering and the Massif, from pioneers to the most contemporary. Others more anonymous, to messages or portraits no less touching, sometimes heartbreaking. All animated by the same passion, the same fascination for these walls, these summits that we find engraved in the stone: ultimate challenges, unfinished conquest... And then there are all those whom we have admired, those who have made us dream, those who rest in this place and those that the mountain has torn from its own and kept within it, them who loved him so much. Those who, at random encounters, readings, have opened new horizons for us. Those whose relatives have interfered in our lives and have taken much more place than we could have imagined, a special place. That's all this, this little piece of cemetery that rises so timidly on a massive flank. Behind these few words engraved on these stones, difficult to imagine all these destinies, animated by this passion, this consuming need of freedom and conquest, never fulfilled, eager for absolute to tutoyer the inaccessible...
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