Old Calton Burial Ground, Edinburgh, Scotland

I was told I should visit more European cemeteries, so when I had a chance two weeks ago in Edinburgh, I took it. The mausolea in Edinburgh are fascinating; they do not have roofs like in America, and the graves then are on the ground inside. Take, for example, the famous philosopher David Hume’s mausoleum…

Edinburgh, Scotland

I was in Edinburgh, Scotland, for business a couple of weekends ago, and I was impressed with the urban density of the central city. They are in the process of installing a streetcar system, so many of the major streets in the downtown are torn up. One thing that St. Louis definitely does better is…