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Enchanted Tombs at Zentralfriedhof

Zentralfriedhof is German for “central cemetery”.  Located on the outskirts of Vienna (Wien) Austria in a district known as Simmering, it is one of the largest cemeteries in the world and the largest in Europe by the number of interred.  I visited Zentralfriedhof in the fall of 2012 with a Sikh woman whom had never … Continue reading »

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October Wouldn’t Be Complete Without A Trip To The Cemetery!

Cemeteries are where our dearly departed rest peacefully.  Additionally, cemeteries are a teaching tool, an educational resource, if you will.  Many subjects may be explored there such as:  social studies, history, writing skills, art, science, religion and family studies.  Cemeteries are a reflection of a philosophy of death and burial as well as being useful … Continue reading »

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