The Merry Cemetery of Romania is filled with art, colour and stories on life

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Cool Travel on Friday 10 January 2014

Here is a cemetery like no other. Located in the small Romanian town of Sapanta, the Merry Cemetery as it’s now called, is home to gravestones that use the first person singular and the present tense to give ‘the voice of the deceased an existence’ that seems to continue, ‘interrupted but not stopped by death’. […]

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An oddly placed cemetery in Singapore

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in Cool Travel on Wednesday 13 February 2013

This Chinese cemetery is the only one of its kind in Singapore. Located in the heart of a thriving restaurant and bar culture, these uniformly placed graves are a stark contrast to the residential flats surrounding them. There are 3000 in total, all perfectly placed and tended to. Only 12 are true burials while the […]

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Summer Smoke: the new single from Cemeteries

Cormack O'Connor Contributor

By Cormack O'Connor in New Music on Saturday 20 October 2012

Kyle J. Reigle, better known as Cemeteries, is about to release his debut album, The Wilderness. The Buffalo local turned to the forests outside of his apartment to draw inspiration for his unique goth-folk sound. While most are afraid of the unknown, Reigle jumps straight into it, seeking comfort in the darkness. The album was […]

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