I’ve received a number of messages from you about last week’s story on Lonesome George, the giant Galapagos tortoise who died in 2012 and is being prepared for exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. His death prompted a story on National Public Radio that many of you recall.
This week I’ve added 3 new stories from our trip to Ecuador and Galapagos: The Most Beautiful Cemetery in South America, the General Cemetery of Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos and the Ancient Manteno-Huancavilca Tomb near Guayaquil Ecuador. Enjoy.
Greetings – we’re back from a fabulous trip to Ecuador and the Galapagos. I’ll be posting some intriguing information about cemeteries and a historic burial we found there but, in the meantime, I’ve already posted new listings: Holy Cross Cemetery, Houston’s second oldest Catholic cemetery and burying spot for a professional baseball player and one of the city’s most celebrated architects. Under Sidebars, you’ll get the first taste of Galapagos by reading about Lonesome George, a giant Galapagos tortoise. I’ve added some listings to Glenwood Cemetery including a fascinating story about the “Avenging Angel” and Clark Gable’s wife. And, last but not least, a captivating story entitled “Buried Alive.” Enjoy.