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Masterpieces of Light and Space: St. Peter's Basilica, Rome, Italy - Part IV: The Art

So there’s probably close to a billion historically significant works of art in St. Peter’s Basilica, mostly by Italian renaissance artists who later lent their names to a ragtag group of martial arts knowing turtles. 286 more words



I was super excited to visit this history rich city, I have always had a fascination with Rome so as you can imagine was eager to explore. 639 more words


Sunday, February 5th, 2017

First of all, dibs on that title for a future story. Today has been wonderful, and absolutely exhausting. I managed to get some more sleep after posting yesterday and came down for breakfast at 8am. 986 more words


Day Trip to the Our Lady of the Rosary of Manaoag

The ‘power’ of the Our Lady of the Rosary of Manaoag is well known among devout Catholics. So much so that if they have special petitions for Our Lady, they don’t mind going on a journey to Pangasinan (north of Manila) where the holy image is enshrined. 55 more words


My Top 5 Photographs: The Danube Bend, Hungary.

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Mária Valéria Bridge, February 2003. I’d only been teaching in Bratislava for a few months when my school gave me a new and unusual assignment. 491 more words

Shroom Soup: Barcelona

Elon fell asleep early tonight.. 9:30pm. So I went off on my own to find what Sjoerd refers to as a “proper grocery store” in order to cook dinner at home tonight. 454 more words


Eccentric and wholly holy

Antoni Gaudi’s Catalan Basilica shocked me today – in the literal sense that I was rendered dumbstruck and tearful. Every time I tried to articulate a response I was overwhelmed. 437 more words