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PALACES The Nice Advice … (No. 70)

The fact is that it’s holy ground. 110 hectars in the middle of Tokyo. The spiritual centre of the whole nation for thousands of years. A nature’s paradise with lakes and hills, forests and lawns. Surrounded by mighty walls and much tighter guarded than the Vatican or the Kremlin. No plane is allowed to molest … Weiterlesen »

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CEMETERIES In Praise of … (No. 44)

It is, some say, the oldest cemetery for travelers in the world, founded in the 8th century  A. C. for pilgrims to Rome. The Campo Santo Teutonico its very small and crowded by tombstones and more a park than a field of graves. I call it an oasis in the shadow of St. Peter, often … Weiterlesen »

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