Souvenir? Of death? No. In french, souvenir means "remembrance". 

When I was in New Orleans in 2007 to do acupuncture post Katrina, I was told that the above ground graves there were due to the high water table. That may be true. But being here I wonder if it was just tradition. These graves are much likes those. These images could have been taken there. There is no high water table here. And Louisiana was populated by immigrants from the south of France. Hm, … 

lynette daudtfrance