Monthly Archives: March 2014

Inside Notre Dame

This cathedral is amazing.  I could have spent hours here taking photos.  So many amazing windows casting interesting shadows.  A mass was in progress while I was there and I found the TV screens attached to the pillars in sharp … Continue reading

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Back in the USA.

Left Valencia at 7 am.  After a short layover in CDG, arrived in Minneapolis at 2 pm.  Gotta love time travel!  Have a lot of photos to sort through and post.  Look for updates over the next few days.

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My quest for the Holy Grail

Much as been written about the quest for the holy grail.  One theory is that the cup used at the last supper was removed from Rome and hidden in the Cathedral of Valencia.  Researchers have confirmed that the agate cup … Continue reading

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Eiffel Tower

It has been a dream of mine for decades to stand at the base of the Eiffel Tower and here I am.  While I had studied its history and seen countless photos and documentaries of the famous tower, I was … Continue reading

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Team Bilbao

As you may know, I love sports and you probably remember what happened between me and a youth futball team in Turkey last year. Well…today team Bilbao checked into my hotel. Of course, my camera died just as they arrived, … Continue reading

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The hunchback of Notre Dame?

Images of Hugo’s novel came to mind when I found this haunting shadow cast by one of the “protectors” in the cathedral.

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Windows of Notre Dame

Famous for the rose window at its entrance, the other stained glass windows are also amazing.

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