Monthly Archives: March 2011

Cemetery of the Week #8: The Protestant Cemetery of Rome

Il Cimitero Acattolico di Roma called the Protestant Cemetery of Rome Via Caio Cestio, 6 00153 Rome, Italy Telephone + 39 06 574 1900 Email: mail@cemeteryrome.it Established: 1738 Size: 5 acres Number of Interments: 2500 – 4000 graves Open: Monday-Saturday: … Continue reading

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The ultimate cemetery travel inspiration

The Cemetery Book: Graveyards, Catacombs and Other Travel Haunts Around the World by Tom Weil My rating: 5 of 5 stars Have a friend who likes to travel? This is the ultimate guidebook for people who love cemeteries. Travel writer … Continue reading

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100 Cemeteries to Visit Before You Die

Famous and Curious Cemeteries: A Pictorial, Historical, and Anecdotal View of American and European Cemeteries and the Famous and Infamous People Who by John Francis Marion My rating: 5 of 5 stars This encyclopedia from 1977 explores 51 international cemeteries … Continue reading

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Cemetery lecture this weekend

Local historian Michael Svanevik will talk about the San Francisco National Cemetery in the Presidio (now a National Park) on Sunday, March 20 at 2 pm. The lecture is called “Burial on a Federal Reservation: San Francisco National Cemetery in … Continue reading

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Curiosity and the Cat

Unlike most of the musicians who hosted us on my husband Mason’s first solo tour of Japan, I considered Mayuko a friend, instead of a business acquaintance. I looked forward to staying in Yokohama as if she offered sanctuary rather … Continue reading

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