Category Archives: Religions of the World

Ely Cathedral

Ely Cathedral  dates back to the year 672 AD and was one  of the  major sites for Medieval pilgrims. Pilgrims are still visiting  today to the tune of 250, 000 annually.  Granted many of these pilgrims visit to see the … Continue reading

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Lights in the Dark Winter Night

Richmond Virginia Dominion Garden Fest of Lights at Lewis Ginter Botanical  Phoenix Botanical Garden, Scottsdale, Arizona “Las Luminarias”  The Lights Here are but two botanical gardens thousands of miles apart lighting up the dark winter nights of December. The two … Continue reading

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Eglise A’ Angoville au Plain

This unassuming country church was  one of the most memorable of our trip. We walked  from our  accommodations at  http://www.domaine-airborne.com/domaine-airborne/. There was a narrow windy road with the hedgerows twisting with no apparent plan through the fields where on the … Continue reading

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The Pantheon Paris

If this building looks familiar, it might be that you have visited the Pantheon in Rome. Pantheon is a Greek word that translates as “temple to all gods.” This post is about the Pantheon in Paris in the Latin Quarter. … Continue reading

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Montmartre. . . . a video

Pictures are worth a thousand words!      

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Montmarte in the City of Lights

Our trip began in Paris as a four day celebration of our 50th wedding anniversary.  Montmarte  was my  request thinking of galleries, cafes and meandering among the artist and musicians.  Yes it is at the top of a rather large … Continue reading

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Similar Taste

Who would have thought that Renaissance Classical architectural details would be shared by two men so different as President Trump and King Salman of Saudi Arabia? Grand spaces, much marble and glittery gold with majestic  Corinthian Columns but no domes … Continue reading

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