Monthly Archives: August 2011

Cemetery of the Week #27: the Old Market Square in Rouen

Place du Vieux Marché Rouen, France 76000 Telephone: 00 33 (0)2 32 08 32 40 Date of Joan’s martyrdom: May 30, 1431 Number of interments: 0 Open: The market square is free to visitors. The church is open April through … Continue reading

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My 7 Links

I wrote my 100th Cemetery Travel post last week, so it feels like a good time for reflection. I was fascinated to discover Tripbase’s My 7 Links Project, in which bloggers look back over their posts and highlight their favorites … Continue reading

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Thumbnail Encyclopedia of Cemetery History

Silent Cities: the Evolution of the American Cemetery by Kenneth Jackson My rating: 3 of 5 stars This reference book (so-called because the photos are reproduced too small to be enjoyed without a magnifying glass) is chock-full of fascinating cemetery … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #26: the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park c/o Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum 1-2 Nakajimama-cho, Naka-ku, Hirosima City 730-0811, Japan Telephone: +81-82-241-4004 Established: 1952 Number of interments: 70,000 or more Admission: The park is free to visitors. Admission to the museum is 50 … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Broken

Walking out along the breakwater with the Golden Gate Bridge at my back and Alcatraz Prison ahead, I passed squares and rectangles, clearly man-made shapes, half in and under the water. Most of the shapes seemed to be made of … Continue reading

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