Death is an Italian Opera …

… at Milan’s Cimitero Monumentale

But there are cracks in the bombast, and you can feel how a very modern sense of discomfort is creeping in.

For centuries, death operated a strict two-tier system: cathedral tombs it was for crowned heads and high clergy, the local churchyard for everybody else. (Unless you were a certified saint, in which case your bones were distributed piecemeal across Europe, more precious than

Death is an Italian Opera …

An American War Cemetery in Mont Valerien

Day Trip from Paris Today, we will finish our walk around Mont Valerien outside Paris with the best of the tour’s three highlights. A Visit to an American War Cemetery in Mont Valerien

Just before you return to the street that will lead you back down on your way to the RER station of Mont Valerien-Suresnes, you will find the entrance to the American War Cemetery of Suresnes that features the graves of

An American War Cemetery in Mont Valerien