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  • willard3willard3 Jefe Máximo Posts: 1,855Registered Users Major grins

    Iglesia San Francisco, in the Bajío. The light here is perfect

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  • GSPePGSPeP Major grins Steendorp, BelgiumPosts: 2,840Registered Users Major grins
  • pegellipegelli Major grins BelgiumPosts: 4,761Registered Users Major grins

    St Catherine Church in the Antwerp Beginage

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  • sarasphotossarasphotos Major grins Augsburg, GermanyPosts: 2,194Registered Users Major grins

    I haven't had too much time to really browse in the past few months and I just took the time to carefully look through the past two pages - some really interesting and lovely images! @GSPeP Peter, I enjoyed the story of the bread being strewn from the town hall!

  • sarasphotossarasphotos Major grins Augsburg, GermanyPosts: 2,194Registered Users Major grins
    edited February 25, 2019

    Last summer we made our first visit to Spain and among the wonderful sights we saw was the Cathedral in Seville, the third-largest church in the world and the largest gothic church. Although perhaps not my very favorite church amongst all those I've visited, it was quite imposing. Here are a few impressions:

    1) Just a small corner of the outside

    2) The side entrance (where you buy your tickets...)

    3) High arches, small humans

    4) Details

    5) The ceilings are also ornately decorated

    6) Christopher Colombus' tomb

  • roaddog52roaddog52 Major grins In the sticks, NE of SeattlePosts: 1,109Registered Users Major grins

    Russian Orthodox Church, Ninilchik Alaska

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  • pegellipegelli Major grins BelgiumPosts: 4,761Registered Users Major grins

    Imposing entrance of the Antwerp cathedral

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  • sarasphotossarasphotos Major grins Augsburg, GermanyPosts: 2,194Registered Users Major grins
    edited February 25, 2019

    The mosque/cathedral in Cordoba, Spain is simply breathtaking. Here are a few impressions from the several hours we spent wandering around.

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  • pegellipegelli Major grins BelgiumPosts: 4,761Registered Users Major grins

    Pauluskerk (St Paul's church) , Antwerpen

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  • willard3willard3 Jefe Máximo Posts: 1,855Registered Users Major grins

    Nice set of a cool place, Sarah.

    It is better to die on you feet than to live on your knees.....Emiliano Zapata
  • willard3willard3 Jefe Máximo Posts: 1,855Registered Users Major grins
    edited February 25, 2019

    Iglesia Salud in the Bajío, en la noche

    It is better to die on you feet than to live on your knees.....Emiliano Zapata
  • sarasphotossarasphotos Major grins Augsburg, GermanyPosts: 2,194Registered Users Major grins

    @willard3 said:
    Nice set of a cool place, Sarah.

    Thanks Willard, it is indeed a VERY cool place!

  • pegellipegelli Major grins BelgiumPosts: 4,761Registered Users Major grins

    St Elisabeth church in Zoersel (Belgium)

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  • Wandering DaneWandering Dane Beginner grinner Lone Tree, COPosts: 244Registered Users Major grins

    San Esteban, Salamanca, Spain, spent a couple of very peaceful and rejuvenating hours here:

    1) Frontage, the last part of the church to be completed, in 1610:

    2) Main nave:

    3) Sacristy - this is a fully operational and functioning church:

    4) The King's Cloister, finished in 1544:

  • willard3willard3 Jefe Máximo Posts: 1,855Registered Users Major grins

    Basilica de Nuestra Señora de la Asunción, In the Bajío

    It is better to die on you feet than to live on your knees.....Emiliano Zapata
  • Wandering DaneWandering Dane Beginner grinner Lone Tree, COPosts: 244Registered Users Major grins

    Reims Cathedral, France, where the French emperors were crowned:

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    2) The smiling angel:

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