Tag Archives: Churches

A Day in Sykesville

Earlier this week, Mom and I had our traditional Tea Time in Sykesville. Before we sat down for our tea we went exploring so Mom could try out her new camera and I could experiment with my fish eye lens … Continue reading

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Stained Glass

Dad and I walked what felt like the entire length of Vienna today.  Our goal was to see each Christmas market as we made our way to the Belvedere museum (more on that later). During our trek, we stopped in one … Continue reading

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Chunnel Challenge 2011 Day Five: Bath and Canterbury, England

On our last day in England we drove to the spa town of Bath.  Bath was on my list of must-see places because of the Jane Austen novel Persuasion.  Jane Austen is one of my favorite authors and she spent … Continue reading

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Chunnel Challenge 2011 Day One: Luxembourg

Welcome to Chunnel Challenge 2011! What is Chunnel Challenge?  It is an awesome roadtrip my friends and I are taking across Europe to London and back.  There may be personalized t-shirts made… I have known my friends Todd and Rebecca … Continue reading

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Lake Bled Slovenia

This weekend I went camping at Lake Bled in Slovenia.  I didn’t use a tent (mostly because I need to buy a tent and I have no idea which one I should pick), instead I stayed in a little wooden … Continue reading

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Living next door to history

I am continually surprised at how old everything is in Italy, and I don’t just mean the buildings of Rome and Florence.  In almost every town around here there are tons of old buildings and churches, some are well-kept and … Continue reading

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Crypts and Catacombs

If you want to see some skeletons, get yourself to Rome!  Specifically, get yourself to the Capuchin Cemetery. The Capuchin Cemetery is a small church decorated with the bones of deceased friars of the Capuchin order.  One sweet little tidbit … Continue reading

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