Graveyards are a strange place. They’re peaceful, but also sometimes creepy. Case in point, these photos I have here. These are photos from the Alter Friedhof in Freiburg im Breisgau, where I spent a year living.
The featured image above is the stone in a mausoleum that says:
Weinet nicht meine Lieben.
Ich bin glücklich.
In English: “Cry not my beloved, I am happy”. Which is kind of a darling sentiment…I mean, maybe the person was suffering a long illness that death was a relief from? Or perhaps they were just miserable in life, and death brought them freedom. That’s nothing to frown at; it would be a good thing. Continue reading “Graveyards”
Kind of a Halloween-esque house here. It’s interesting and really rather quaint.
I found quite an interesting item on Yahoo yesterday…a cemetery lodge house attached to…you got it, a Victorian cemetery in Bath, which is to be sold by auction. I love the gothic look of the building…and that archway is quite something…it would be great for a Halloween party…
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