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Tag: Churches Temples & Cathedrals

Church of St. Nicolas and the Knights Templar, Galway

The Templar Nights are immensely fascinating (to me)… not because of their reputation as a secret militaristic sect portrayed in…

Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral

It was early on a Sunday and very much gloomy when we visited Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral. And, in celebration…

The Black Abbey

The Black Abbey touches slightly upon one of my favourite love stories: that of Simon de Montfort and Eleanor of…

Malaga Cathedral

This is the last of the wedding cake cathedrals that we experienced while in Spain. And honestly, we didn’t even…

La Cartuja

On our way to Arcos de la Frontera, we missed the turn off and found ourselves outside Jerez de la…

Views Atop the Sevilla Cathedral

When the cathedral is open, you can spend about half an hour and wind up your way up to the…

The Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Sea

During one of many flights, I watched a biopic on Filippo Brunelleschi and his architectural genius — particularly with the…

Granada Cathedral

The first wedding cake cathedral of the trip was the Cathedral of the Incarnation. During Semana Santa it was only…

Little St. Mary’s, Cambridge

If there’s a Great St. Mary’s (GSM), then one can surmise that perhaps there is a Lesser version. In this…

St. Mary’s Great Church, Cambridge

There are so many churches in Cambridge! And, after a while they all became a bit of a blur. In…

St. Peters Church, Cambridge

I loved this quiet little church but neglected to write about it while in Cambridge. It’s another “visit-the-neighbours-to-see-who-has-the-key” church —…

Igreja de Santa Cruz das Almas Enforcadas

Close to Sé, in Chinatown, next to the Liberdade Underground Station, is a small church with a big history: Igreja…

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