I have been posting on Paris for about three weeks without actually being there. We came to our beach place before the bad flooding occured in Paris and we just returned from the wedding of the daughter of Maurice’s cousin. It was in Lyon and we drove there making a few stops along the way for a total of ten days. Our first stop was the city of Clermont-Ferrand which is the headquarters for Michlein tires and once all of the tires were made there too. It is a posperous university city.
It turns out that this city was also on the Camino for pilgrimage to Spain. This church had a black Madona, which is significant and rare in the Catholic church. I tried to get a closeup but it was too small and the crypt where it was was too dark. It’s at the top of that gold triangle less than a foot high.