Blog Posts - Churches And Crypts

Habsburgs Rest in Pieces

Monarchs and other rulers usually want to make themselves remembered, one way or another. Pyramids, anyone? I'm particularly fond of the way the Habsburg dynasty (the Austrian emperor line, the House of Habsburg-Lorraine) has immortalised themselves...
by Mondo Memento on Oct 28, 2012

Hidden Camera in a Bone Crypt

I blogged earlier of the Capuchin crypt in Rome, which is decorated mostly with human bones. As I happened to have a spy camera (camouflaged as a pen) with me, I used it to shoot some footage of the skeletal ornaments and bone piles. The quality is...
by Mondo Memento on May 6, 2012

Bones and Brimstone in Rome

What you are now we used to be; what we are now you will be. Rome provides numerous excellent spots for a tad more morbid touristic destinations. The famous Roman catacombs are an obvious target for at least every other tourist, and many city center...
by Mondo Memento on Sep 25, 2011

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