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My Favorite Cemeteries

I’ve been conducting an unofficial survey on Twitter in which I ask everyone their favorite cemetery. The answers have been great. Everyone has an opinion and their choices have spanned the world. Very few of the cemeteries have repeated, which … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #9: San Michele in Isola

Cimitero di San Michele in Isola 30121 Venice, Italy Telephone: 041 5224119 Established: 1813 Size: 4 acres Number of interments: Difficult to say, since most Venetians are only granted a 10-year lease on their graves, before their bones are removed … Continue reading

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An Antipasto of Italian Graveyards

Permanent Italians: An Illustrated Guide to the Cemeteries of Italy by Judi Culbertson My rating: 4 of 5 stars Another of Culbertson and Randall’s cemetery guides, Permanent Italians spans Rome, Florence, and Venice, with quick trips to Naples, Padua, and … Continue reading

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