So, you may had been wondering “what’s with the owl?” I know I kind of was. Well, on Dijon’s Notre Dame Cathedral there is a stone owl carving. For many years legend has said if you rub the owl with you left arm (closest to your heart) it will bring you good luck. I couldn’t help but give it a shot, I’m always in need of a little luck!
The owl is a very special thing to the residents of Dijon, I even saw a few locals give him a rub on their way to work. In 2008, someone purposefully damaged the owl during the night and the residents of Dijon were outraged. He’s a special symbol to the city.
Well, that is if I could hear them over the Window Swallows which came out in swarms at dusk.
Dijon through my iPhone:
We left Dijon wishing we’d planned more time to spend there. If you find yourself planning a trip to France I’d suggest Dijon and/or the surrounding region. It’s a great little city full of history, good food and great shopping!
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