Grief Tourism

Travel to areas affected by natural disasters, places where people were murdered, etc.

Archive for June, 2007

Cambodia’s killing fields memorial and land mine museum expereince

3rd June 2007

This blog entry has an interesting story and some chilling pictures of two grief tourism related sites in Cambodia, “Wat Mai” the Killing Field Memorial and the Aki Ra Landmine Museum. He visited the Killing Fields after seeing Angkor Watt, so tourists can work this into their Cambodian vacation plan. The official Cambodian tourism site […]

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Vaughan Street Jail in Winnipeg, Canada

3rd June 2007

Vaughan Street Jail or Jailhouse is not usually open to the public, but when it is open it is called dark tourism. Hundreds got a rare glimpse of the 126-year-old concrete fortress Saturday. It was one of 52 buildings involved in the annual Doors Open Winnipeg weekend to show off the insides of historic structures […]

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