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The Sunday Traveler ~ Paris, Notre Dame, Inside

Notre Dame, the cathedral of the Archdiocese of Paris; construction began in 1163, everything else you can find in Wikipedia, so I won’t go there, but I did want to stress the age of this incredible church. As the Sunday … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ The Louvre

I struggled on which photo to use as the opener for this post about the Louvre; there are the outdoor buildings, the pyramid, the statues, the architecture, but this sculpture, The Winged Victory of Samothrace, has won my heart, and … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Our Lady of Guadalupe, Tapalpa, Mexico

Tapalpa, Mexico; a roughly estimated population of approximately 20,000. Sitting high up in the Sierra Madre, it is seemingly the most typical of little Mexican towns; modest in its make up, but the charm is in the simplicity and color. … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Tapalpa, Mexico

Tapalpa, a town deemed one of the Pueblos Magicos by the Mexican Tourism Board (Magic Town), recognized as notable for their cultural and historical importance; akin to a UNESCO World Heritage site. The Sunday Traveler was in Guadalajara, Mexico last … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Guadalajara, Mexico

Guadalajara. A metropolitan city about 5 1/2 hours northwest of Mexico City. The Current population is listed at just about 4.5 million people, and that is the metro population only. The Sunday Traveler had not been back to Guadalajara for … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Vintage Mexico

The Sunday Traveler has pulled some vintage photos from the family album; well, envelope really. Who has time for albums! The photos are those of my father, taken in my early years on some of our numerous trips to Mexico … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Father Damien’s Churches on Molokai

Father Damien, now Saint Damien, built two churches on the island of Molokai before going to the peninsula of Kalaupapa to minister to the settlement of  leprosy patients; he was a carpenter. The Sunday Traveler set out from her rented … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ San Miguel Arcangel in San Miguel de Allende

  San Miguel Arcangel, La Parroquia (the parish), a wedding ended and the red carpet rolled up; a quick photo before the hoardes of people began to enter again. San Miguel Arcangel above the main altar. The exterior of the church … Continue reading

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Sally D’s Mobile Photography Challenge ~ Skylights and Hospitals

It amazes me  that serenity can be found in a bustling hospital lobby. One would think from this photograph that it was taken in a church. As we sat in the lobby waiting for the appointed hour, we listened to … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Extraordinary in Las Vegas

Not what you expected from the title, right? While most people in Las Vegas are ogling the show girls, or staring at cards or slot machine screens, I tend to glance upwards at the architecture, especially at Caesar’s Palace. The … Continue reading

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