Mysterious Montmajour by Angela de Plano

Mysterious MontmajourI’d driven a hundred times past the eerie and mysterious façade of the Abbaye de Montmajour which looms up above the countryside between Arles and the Alpilles hills. Its high walls and imposing outline on the skyline evoked in me images of ghosts and bats, ruins and decay. Visiting the abbey with my stepmother recently I realised that I was right about its mystery but absolutely wrong about its decay. And the ghosts...? Well who’s to say?

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