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Old Feb 24 2010, 03:33 AM   #1
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Old Feb 24 2010, 05:38 AM   #2
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Is it a family related spot you have long been searching for a photo of?
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Old Feb 24 2010, 08:13 AM   #4
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The characters on that central stone look Chinese or Japanese - so is it in Asia?
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Old Feb 24 2010, 09:46 AM   #5
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Former British colony?
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Europe?
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Hans: yes

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Old Feb 25 2010, 07:04 AM   #12
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Hmm ... ponders ...

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Old Feb 25 2010, 03:19 PM   #13
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Old Feb 26 2010, 04:02 AM   #14
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GT: no;

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Old Feb 26 2010, 08:01 AM   #15
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If it is the one I'm thinking of, I've been there before and it's very interesting and if it's the other, then well ... not sure. PM will be sent shortly.
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Old Feb 26 2010, 12:21 PM   #16
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Old Feb 26 2010, 03:53 PM   #17
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Lara's PM correct.

Jube's wasn't.
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Old Mar 2 2010, 04:56 PM   #18
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Hell's bells, I knew it from somewhere and I had been there before, after all it's nearly in my corner of the world. Rather aggravating, you are, you sly ol' dog P'ter, you won't be getting in the Pearly Gates too soon, with me around. And seeing as Lara's already got it (WELL DONE, by the way Lara).

It's the Chinese Cemetery at Beechworth?
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Old Mar 2 2010, 06:43 PM   #19
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Ain't I cheeky? It is indeed the chinese section of the cemetery at Beechworth (Victoria) showing the twin burning towers (for paper money, NOT bodies) and the ancestor altar.

I found it in a book called "The National Estate: Australia's Heritage"

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Old Mar 3 2010, 01:16 AM   #20
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Always good to think outside one's own square sometimes. Mind you, it's been awhile since I've been to said cemetery Gold rushes, Ned Kelly, Chinese settlers etc all pretty much fell into around the time, the cemetery was created and they've now got a very good tourist standing there, at Beechworth.

Still, CONGRATS to Lara for getting it right, first off
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Old Mar 3 2010, 10:11 AM   #21
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Thanks Jube I was so intrigued by this picture that I couldn't let up till I found it!
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Old Mar 3 2010, 03:55 PM   #22
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No worries. Hans' question helped me out at first then I started with the Japanese cemeteries in Cowra (which I've also been to) and Broome (where I'd like to go to one day as I haven't covered every state or territory yet in Australia) then of course the mere male in the household decided to change the antivirus program which disabled a lot of stuff and we've been slowly going through all the various steps to fix it so the Chinese versions had to wait until that got fixed. However it's fixed for the moment so we'll see how long it lasts before the next stuff-up *chuckles* Life likes to throw curve balls occasionally, just to see how one comes with it. Still WELL DONE Lara!
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