Natural commemoration

Whilst waiting for my wife and daughter to get their haircut I took a walk around the fields and woods of Olm in Luxembourg. I came across this lovely area for commemorating those who have passed away. The idea being that you can choose a numbered tree at which your loved ones could commemorate you by laying flowers at it's trunk. You also had your name engraved on wall so you can see the names of all those being commemorated in these woods. There was also a little hut and small clearing so you could hold a little service.

The remembrance wall:

Each leaf shaped plaque on the wall has a name on it:

The plaque also has a number on it to mark the tree this person would like to be remembered at:

People can the leave flowers at the foot of the appropriate tree:

Finally, inside the hut is a board explaining it all:


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