A collection of blue painted crosses in the Merry Cemetery with a cartoon-like painting of a man on the front of the primary cross with greenery and flowers in the background

Anthropology: The Merry Cemetery in Romania’s Cultural Tourism Industry

In the small North Romanian village of Săpânța dwells a home for the dead; a graveyard complete with thousands of protruding wooden tombstones perfectly structured like soldiers. But unlike the common cemetery – where dull, concrete slabs form monotonous rows … Continue reading Anthropology: The Merry Cemetery in Romania’s Cultural Tourism Industry

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Travel Guide: A Dark Tourism Guide to the Spookiest Places in Europe

“What you are now, we once were; what we are you shall be”. This introspection-inducing quote was found written in the somber crypts of Santa Maria Della Concezione Cappuccini. A dark tourism travel hub featuring walls to ceiling decoration of … Continue reading Travel Guide: A Dark Tourism Guide to the Spookiest Places in Europe