Tag Archives: Pere Lachaise Cemetery

Adventures in Cemetery Travel

This is reblogged from the Western Legends Publishing blog, where it appeared almost two weeks ago.  I’ve been traveling and blogging from my phone was much more difficult than I expected.  This will be a new Cemetery of the Week … Continue reading

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Obscura Day 2012 in Graveyards around the World

April 28th, 2012 — Obscura Day — is an international celebration of unusual places, full of expeditions, back room tours & explorations of the hidden wonders in your own hometown. There are several cemetery-based explorations this year: Explore the Glasgow … Continue reading

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Buying a cemetery book for the holiday?

Let’s say that someone needs to buy a gift for a friend or family member, in order to share or inspire a love of cemeteries. I’ve compiled a list of books that every cemetery devotee should have in his or … Continue reading

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Idiosyncratic collection of gravestone photos

Grave Matters by Mark C. Taylor My rating: 3 of 5 stars Mark Taylor opens the book by telling how he discovered he had two siblings who died before he knew them. That leads him to what he calls his … Continue reading

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What cemeteries have you visited on vacation?

I’m the sort of person who arranges her vacations around cemeteries I haven’t visited yet.  Do you also go out of your way to see a new graveyard? I tried to limit this poll to the most likely tourist destination … Continue reading

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