Romania's Merry Cemetery - click for full imageDo you love to roam through cemeteries when you're on holiday? If so, there's a word for what you've got: "taphophilia", a love of graves and the rituals of death.

Taphophiles, also known as "gravers", are the people who pore over epitaphs, gravestones and the history of the dead — more often than not, the famous dead. But what exactly is the appeal of visiting a site so intrinsically linked to grief and loss?

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