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Day 11, 12, 13- Finding Florence (and Pisa)

Apologies for this post covering so many days, but the wifi at our hostel in Florence was barely passable. We were also pretty busy throughout, so I had little time to write. 1,277 more words


Dispelling The Myth of Greed in the Holy Catholic Church & The Inherent Good of Catholic Basilicas

One of the most commonly repeated criticisms of the Catholic Church, by both Christians and non-Christians alike, is the amount of time and money the Church puts into its basilicas, such as St. 357 more words


The Evangelical Church in Sibiu

The Evangelical Church in Sibiu is a 14th century large basilica, built on the site of an older 12th century church, a cemetery, three chapels and a school. 153 more words

Things To Do - Churches And Monasteries


I didn’t really know what to expect when I booked to go to Marseille on my trip to the south. I had heard it was France’s second largest city and a very different culture to Paris, but that was about it. 138 more words



During our weekend trip to Barcelona in June, I went on a daytrip by myself to Montserrat.

Enjoying my solo trip to Montserrat:

I had heard great things about Montserrat, a beautiful mountain in Catalunya, an hour outside of Barcelona, where you could visit the basilica near the top of the mountain and have splendid views of all of Catalunya. 211 more words


Beautiful Barcelona

A month ago, I had the chance to visit the beautiful city of Barcelona. Having never been there before, I had a lot of expectations since I saw so many amazing pictures from my friends’ past vacations. 352 more words