Ossuaries & Charnels

Leuk, Switzerland charnel (Beinhaus)

Leuk, Switzerland charnel (Beinhaus)

Leuk, Switzerland charnel (Beinhaus)

Mentioned in the first chapter of the book. Obviously, the outstanding feature here is not the wall of bones, but rather the Plague Crucifix (Pestkreuz) in front of it. Another of the reasons why Switzerland is a great country: I was given a ride here by a Catholic priest who was singing along to a Frank Sinatra CD in the car.
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