Posts Tagged ‘Saint Hilaire’

This part of France, the Franche-Comté,  is filled with out-of-the-way places that have the ability to surprise and amaze.  Following a road not taken or a sign formerly ignored may lead to nothing or to a jewel.  The latter is true of our trip following the sign and the gradually narrowing road to a small, well-kept chapel.  The “well-kept” part may be a bit surprising, considering the chapel is in the middle of nowhere, surrounded by forest with a stream running unseen but heard nearby.  Although the road appears to be someone’s drive, the green expanse in front of the chapel is mowed and the chapel clean, despite the smell of damp that lead us to keep the unlocked doors open during our visit to help it air out.

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