Monthly Archives: June 2014

Weekly Photo Challenge: Contrasts

One of the goals of my trip to Japan was to visit the Foreigners’ Cemetery in Yokohama. Because I wasn’t sure what the status of the wifi would be in our air b’n’b apartment,  I did my research beforehand.  I … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #141: Yokohama Foreigners Cemetery

Yokohama Foreigners’ Cemetery aka Yokohama Foreign General Cemetery aka Yokohama Gaijin Bochi 096, Yamate-cho, Naka-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 231-0862, Japan Telephone: +81 045 622 1311 Founded: 1854 Size: 4.5 acres Number of interments: around 5000 Open: Weekends and national holidays between … Continue reading

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Yokohama Foreigner’s Cemetery

I’m just back from Japan today and the jet lag is hitting harder than I’d like. I’ll put this week’s Cemetery of the Week up tomorrow. Sorry for the delay!

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Upcoming Cemeteries of the Week

I’m closing in on 150 Cemeteries of the Week.  I still have a bunch of tourist destinations in mind, but I thought perhaps I’d open the subject up for discussion.  What would you like to see? I’m including a poll, … Continue reading

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Upcoming tour of Union Cemetery

In 1850, sailors discovered that Redwood Creek emptied into the San Francisco Bay in a natural deep-water channel. Within a year, men began to log the redwood trees of the Santa Cruz Mountains. A village originally called Redwood Landing took … Continue reading

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