Mar 24, 2011

Picture of the Day: Catacombs of Paris

picture of the day Picture of the Day: Catacombs of Paris

CATACOMBS OF PARIS

 

beach catacomb paris wave painting Picture of the Day: Catacombs of Paris
Photograph by STEPHEN ALVAREZ

 

Photographer’s Description:In a sandy chamber known as the “beach,” a wave rolls across a wall painted (and repainted) by cataphiles in the style of Japanese printmaker Hokusai. Such works can take hundreds of hours—the painting but also the carrying in of supplies.

 

via National Geographic

 

 

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