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Re: A Visit to the Heinz Chapel

DrFumblefinger ·
And it was all paid for by millions of gallons of ketchup and mustard. A very nice legacy and nicely presented George, thanks.
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Re: A Visit to Ireland: Part 2) the Rock of Cashel

Rosemary Collier ·
Dr. Fumblefingers, you take amazing photos! We can't wait to go. Reminds me of the sweet song my mother used to sing around our house when I was a girl: "It's a long way to Tipperary."
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Re: A Visit to Ireland: Part 2) the Rock of Cashel

DrFumblefinger ·
It is a long way to Tipperary, but it's worth the journey! You'll love your visit to Ireland, Rosemary. It's just a fun destination.
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The Amazing Gothic Church of Sainte-Chapelle

DrFumblefinger ·
  Not nearly as large, well-known or frequently visited as its big sister just a few blocks away (the famous and ancient Notre-Dame Basilica), Sainte-Chapelle was hands down my favorite church in Paris.   Sainte-Chapelle (sant-shah-pel) is...
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A Visit to Ireland: Part 2) the Rock of Cashel

DrFumblefinger ·
 There are few places in Ireland with a richer history than the  Rock of Cashel .   Situated at the edge of the town of Cashel, the rock is a huge outcropping on top of which rests a complex of old buildings situated some 60m (200ft)...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, May 26, 2014: Entrance to Chapel at Abbey Fontevraud, France

DrFumblefinger ·
  Abbaye Royale de Fontevraud  is situated in the western Loire Valley, one of the great destinations in France.  The name refers not only to Europe’s largest medieval abbey (12th century), but also to the medieval town...
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La Dolce Vita (Part 3) The Vatican’s Treasures

DrFumblefinger ·
(Mural of Pope John Paul II, St. Peter's Square, The Vatican) When visiting the Vatican you leave Italy and enter another country, albeit a very small (110 acre) country with only a few hundred permanent residents.  Yet the Vatican...
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Château de Vincennes

PortMoresby ·
In this 50th year since her relationship with Paris began, PortMoresby visits yet another landmark new to her, Château de Vincennes, and wonders what took her so long.
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Padua: Wonderful art, history and culture

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L takes us on a tour of Padua, Italy
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The Medici Chapels: Memorial to Wealth and Power

Jonathan L ·
Jonathan L takes us on an exploration of how the wealth and power of the Medici family was exhibited after their deaths
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Thorncrown Chapel, Arkansas

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger calls this "one of the loveliest modern churches I've ever visited." It is in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, and was designed by an apprentice of Frank Lloyd Wright..  
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A Visit to the Heinz Chapel

George G. ·
George G visits the beautiful Heinz Chapel in Pittsburgh, built by the ketchup empire.
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San Bernardino alle Ossa, Milan

DrFumblefinger ·
One of the most unusual chapels DrFumblefinger has ever visited, San Bernadino alle Ossa is elaborately decorated with human bones.
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Our Gloomy Visit to Dachau Concentration Camp

Samantha ·
While in Munich, Samantha and her husband made their way to Dachau Concentration camp and a special memorial. May we never forgot what happened there so that history will NEVER repeat itself.
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Re: The Amazing Gothic Church of Sainte-Chapelle

jwich ·
My all-time favorite also.
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Re: Our Gloomy Visit to Dachau Concentration Camp

GarryRF ·
A gentle reminder that history constantly repeats itself - somewhere in the world it continues today.
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Re: Our Gloomy Visit to Dachau Concentration Camp

Amateuremigrant ·
With so much disinformation and plain ignorance about our recent history, it can sometimes takes a harrowing experience to bring home the scale of man's inhumanity to man. And to remember it didn't start this way, but with small injustices and prejudices that dehumanise some scapegoated section of society. Beware weasel words.
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Re: Château de Vincennes

DrFumblefinger ·
Magnificent!
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Irving Arboretum, Bouctouche, New Brunswick

Travel Rob ·
Travel Rob visits a wonderful Arboretum in the small town of Bouctouche, New Brunswick
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Confederate Memorial Chapel, Richmond, Virginia

George G. ·
George G visits a historic Memorial Chapel in the state capital of Virginia, Richmond.
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Chapel of the Transfiguration, Grand Teton National Park

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger visits a pretty pioneer log cabin church, built almost 100 years ago in what is now Grand Teton National Park.
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