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Sketching the Necropoils at Colma

July 23, 2009

Last weekend we took a stroll through the vast necropolis at Colma CA.

In places you can turn and see rows and rows of monuments spreading out like a miniature city.

Wikipeda says: “With much of Colma’s land dedicated to cemeteries (17 for the interment of humans and one for pets), the dead population outnumber the living by thousands to one. This has led to it being called, “the city of the silent,” and also has given rise to a humorous motto among some residents: “It’s great to be alive in Colma!

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  1. July 28, 2009 3:05 PM

    Your sketches makes this place look beautiful

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