My sister and I stopped at this little church on our way back to Sandomierz in Poland. The gate was shut, the church closed. And yet someone so visibly cared for it by placing this figure of Christ on the gate. My contribution to Weekly Photo Challenge – Scale.
The Archcathedral Basilica of St. Peter and St. Paul in Poznan, Poland is one of the oldest – dating from the 10th century. One reason Middle Age architects designed such grand and tall buildings was for people to feel the magnitude of God and in comparison the smallness of oneself. The idea was to put … More Poznan – Gothic Cathedral
Light that disperses the darkness. Here, in the church, the shining candle symbolizes not only the rays of sun that enable us to see the world around us, but also the spiritual light that points the way to God. The first photo is my favorite. It reminds me of cupped hands holding a little light … More Shine in the Darkness / WPC
We are continuing our walk through the Cistercian Abbey in Lubiaz. The Abbey Church is a beautiful and grand building. Before I invite you inside, I want to once again present to you the outside view of the church. I think that looking at it you can imagine how splendid the inside will be. And … More Lubiaz – Abbey Church
London – Westminster Abbey. London – Cambridge. Weekly Photo Challenge – Time.
The afternoon was playing cat and mouse with me; as soon as the sun peaked out, more clouds appeared behind it not only threatening us with rain but actually delivering it with fury. We have decided to brave the weather and go out as soon as the rain slowed down. We were rewarded with patches … More England – Downe – Charles Darwin’s Hometown
This will be my last view at a Mazury countryside for a while. I have enjoyed driving on its quiet roads, stopping at unexpected places, and meeting people who looked at me curiously, wondering what do I find worthy of photographing in their villages. I am sure they thought that nothing ever happens there that … More Poland – Mazury – Quiet Countryside.