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Re: Barcelona Cathedral (Where Gumbo Was #309)

George G. ·
Great photos of The Choir.
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Re: Where Gumbo Was: #6.5

PortMoresby ·
Wouldn't you know, the mystery within the mystery. And while I'm at it, WE WANT MORE WALLANDER!! In English or otherwise. I kind of liked the original version. Scandinavians do depressed so well.
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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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Erasmus Hall, Brooklyn, NY: Where Gumbo Was (#81)

PHeymont ·
As my fellow New Yorker Jonathan L recognized right away, Gumbo was at Erasmus Hall High School, the oldest public school in New York, and certainly one of the most beautiful.     The exterior seen in the puzzle picture, in "Collegiate...
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Cologne Cathedral, Germany. Where Gumbo Was #83

DrFumblefinger ·
    Gumbo was visiting the magnificent Cathedral in Cologne, Germany.  The puzzle destination was recognized rather quickly by Roderick Simpson -- congratulations Roddy!      I first saw Cologne’s Cathedral on a...
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Magnificent: St. Patrick's Cathedral, Manhattan

Samantha ·
New York's Saint Patrick's Cathedral left a big impression on Samantha, as she reports here.
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Where Gumbo Was #2: Kaliningrad Cathedral

PHeymont ·
Most people seeing this picture of the Old Cathedral in Kaliningrad, Russia, assume they’re looking at the 19th-century because of the red-brick construction. But they’re wrong! The cathedral was begun in 1333 and nearly finished by 1380,...
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Where Gumbo Was: #6.5

PHeymont ·
    See original puzzle HERE. This week's second puzzle, the puzzle set for the TravelGumbo detective squad has a detective story of its own. These buildings are on Apotekesgatan, part of the medieval core of Ystad, Sweden, the...
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Bologna's San Petronio: 625 years behind schedule

PHeymont ·
Bologna's San Petronio Basilica is one of the world's largest churches, unfinished after more than six centuries, but magnificent nonetheless.
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A stroll in Dijon's historic center

PHeymont ·
Dijon's historic center is now a UNESCO World Heritage site, with well-preserved buildings, an unusual Gothic church and a Michelin-star lunch.
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Czechoslovak Hussite Church of Our Lady, Old Town, Prague

Samantha ·
Samantha and her husband checked out the Czechoslovak Hussite Church of Our Lady in Old Town, Prague.
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Barcelona Cathedral (Where Gumbo Was #309)

DrFumblefinger ·
Gumbo was visiting the historic Gothic Cathedral in Barcelona, built between the 13th - 15th century.
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Re: The Amazing Gothic Church of Sainte-Chapelle

jwich ·
My all-time favorite also.
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Re: Erasmus Hall, Brooklyn, NY: Where Gumbo Was (#81)

Jonathan L ·
Among the many other schools designed by CBJ Snyder was P.S. 165 on the Upper West Side of Manhattan - which was where I attended from kindergarten to 6th grade. Also Morris HS in the Bronx. Here are links to pictures (since they are not mine): PS 165 Morris HS
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Re: Erasmus Hall, Brooklyn, NY: Where Gumbo Was (#81)

PHeymont ·
Didn't realize that PS 165 was also by Snyder. I attended 1st grade there in 1950-51 and spent a lot of time outside the Principal's office. I angered my teacher by reading (which had not been taught yet) when I was supposed to be cutting paper. Incidentally, Erasmus and Morris were part of a package deal. Each of the boroughs of the newly-merged New York City got one brand-new and large high school. Curtis in Staten Island, Flushing in Queens and DeWitt Clinton in Manhattan were the others,...
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Re: Cologne Cathedral, Germany. Where Gumbo Was #83

HistoryDigger ·
One of my all-time favorites, in a town I adore. Thanks for the lovely photos. Now I can gaze at them and pretend to be back there. Sigh!
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Re: Czechoslovak Hussite Church of Our Lady, Old Town, Prague

DrFumblefinger ·
It's a great church! I loved visiting it. If you like astronomy, be sure you visit the grave of Tycho Brahe within the church.
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Re: Magnificent: St. Patrick's Cathedral, Manhattan

Marilyn Jones ·
So lovely; fantastic photos!!
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Re: Magnificent: St. Patrick's Cathedral, Manhattan

Ron B. ·
The facade in the first picture makes it look gray, when in fact it's bright white.
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Re: Magnificent: St. Patrick's Cathedral, Manhattan

DrFumblefinger ·
Perhaps the most European of any of the churches in the America! A beautiful place and one I need to visit sometime again. Thanks for the informative post, Samantha!
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Re: Magnificent: St. Patrick's Cathedral, Manhattan

Samantha ·
Thanks for the comments everyone. It was truly amazing. Look forward to vising again one day in the future.
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