I see dead people. St. Athanasius, Moscopole. Albania.

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Moscopole is just a small village, where we stopped for lunch on the journey through Albania. Nothing special to see. It was suggested, to work up an appetite after a few hours travelling on the road, that we stroll to see St. A's church, a listed Cultural monument.

Sure why not, I lost interest though when the NO PHOTOGRAPHS inside mantra was chanted. I wonder if it has anything to do with the fact that between 1990 to 2010, there have been numerous thefts of its icons and paintings.

Well I guess you have got to pay for your illegal migration into the UK somehow hmmmm?

So I put on my 'tombstone tourist" hat and wandered through the graveyard.

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No discrimination in death the young and the old.

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What I love is the old photos on the stones, I find them fascinating, studying the dates and imagining how they filled their days and nights

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A simple marker

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Fake flowers, made to last

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Coimetromania, is, so I have read, an abnormal attraction and desire to visit cemeteries, graveyards.Psychologists consider coimetromania a mental condition.

What a load of bollocks, some people need to get a proper job rather than inventing fake conditions, illnesses and viruses. I am neither abnormal nor suffering from a mental condition.

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Graveyards make for great photographic opportunities and to lose yourself in the demise of others. No one will visit my grave, I don't need one, I don't want one. My instructions are to be fired into the firmament in a firework rocket.

The end.



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Cemeteries bring to life the history of a town, having the photograph to remember those who lived here, perhaps some family still visit regularly.

Art and features used as stone head show through ages when visiting older establishments, no there is nothing wrong visiting graveyard!

@tipu curate

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Such places are very quiet and peaceful. We have all bid farewell to our loved ones from our lives to the next world.

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Morning neighbor. 👋😁 Very cheerful post you got there. 😂

No, but really those are some beautiful graves. I personally never got the idea of spending so much money on grave stones. When I go I want my loved ones to spend as little money on my body as possible. Whether that be cremation or just burying me in the backyard with a stick over my body - so be it. 😁

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hey! @grocko thanks for stopping by, my philosophy entirely, I dont want my money going to undertakers, solicitors etc. What a waste.

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Is a place that any one should reflect on his or her life, on how we live because one-day that is were we will be too and after death is judgement.

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All that comes to mind when looking at the photos is a photographer saying:

"stop smiling. Why would you be smiling, you're dead? Look angry!!"

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Cemeteries are always great to wander through… and take interesting photographs.
That’s interesting to hear your instructions. I don’t want a grave either… but haven’t figured out the rest yet. I’m thinking more tree pod or something in that line… 🌳🌳🌳🌳

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tree pod is good too, but I guess neither of us will ever know 😂 !!

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My instructions are to be fired into the firmament in a firework rocket.

thats nice. a good idea highly appealing to me, that my ash would be scattered from a jet all over my land. tho probably it would never happen...

!BEER

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I guess neither of us will ever know 🤣 !!

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