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Monday Photo Minimalism~The Art of Mexico

A trompe l’oeil? No, an actual arch in an old church in Morelia, Mexico; though it should be a painting. Was it an old confessional? Unknown mysteries. Beautiful Mexican art. Templo de Las Rosas. Advertisements

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Monday Photo Minimalism~Mexican Minimalism, 2

In the convent museum Franciscano in Tzintzuntzan, Mexico. The museum is watched over by the people of the town. I don’t know if they arranged the pieces, but if so, there is a wonderful artist amongst them.

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The Sunday Traveler ~ The d’Orsay Museum, Paris

The d’Orsay Museum in Paris, originally built between 1898 and 1900 was the Gare d’Orsay, a train station, built for rail travel between Paris and Orleans; built for the Universal Exhibition of 1900. For a full photo of the front … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ The Rodin Museum, Paris

The Thinker. In the gardens of the Rodin Museum of Paris. A December afternoon spent in this lovely museum, and in the cold of the outdoor gardens soon made it my favorite museum in all of Paris. Truth be told, … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ Notre Dame, Angels in Infinity

    He looks around, around; he sees angels in the architecture spinning in infinity, He says, “Amen!” and “Hallelujah!” ~ Paul Simon Walking through Notre Dame, though crowded with people from all over the world, I felt as if … Continue reading

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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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Sally D’s Mobile Photography Challenge ~ My Mexican Rooster

San Miguel is full of art and color. I brought back only a couple of things for myself, and this rooster was a must have when I saw it. I blessed it as I put it in my suitcase, and … Continue reading

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A Sunday visit to Fabrica La Aurora was another day in San Miguel that brought surprises and beautiful art to be devoured. The Fabrica is a re-envisioned, re-purposed century old cotton mill, and textile factory. The restored buildings now house … Continue reading

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The Sunday Traveler ~ San Miguel Arcangel’s Murals

The church, San Miguel Arcangel in San Miguel de Allende Mexico, is impressive in its architecture, but the murals have their own striking presence amongst the grandeur. Here in the side Capilla, or chapel, is the Cristo de la Conquista, … Continue reading

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