Wells Barkerville Cemetery

Mine cave-ins, accidents, assaults, disease and old age. Life in a gold rush camp was difficult. Many of those who passed were buried in one of the areas four cemeteries. The first internment at the Wells Barkerville Cemetery was carried out by John “Cariboo” Cameron, who buried his employee Peter Gibson in 1863. Mr. Gibson…… Continue reading Wells Barkerville Cemetery

Montmartre Cemetery

Hidden amongst the hustle and bustle of Paris is Montmartre Cemetery. Step through the gates and you’ll immediately find yourself in a different world. Gone are the crowds and honking cars. Here is the quiet final resting place of many famous Parisians, many of whom you’ll be familiar with. Edgar Degas the painter, and Adolphe…… Continue reading Montmartre Cemetery