Pfaffenheim - an old and weird place somewhere in Alsace... Narrow streets, German-style... Contrast between the old (buildings) and the new (cars) Église Saint-Martin - a church made of two different parts... Malgré-nous, the omnipresent scar in Alsace's history... Kirche St. Martin - panoramic view photo 'A Nos Morts' monument Glockenturm - the modern-style bell-tower... …

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The mysterious Murbach community (population = 160), home to the once powerful Murbach Abbey (built in year 727, that is, more than a millenium old). It is rather a mystical experience to visit the place, to see the green-covered houses and the eeriness of the Vosgian forest surrounding the community.