connected to the town hall, this church has many old features (wall painting, statues, the belltower) but also some puzzling modern ones (light up halo in the altarpiece).
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Friday, August 19, 2016
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Friday, August 12, 2016
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Vikings were as much a scourge of the coasts of Northern Spain as they were in the British Isles. In Catoira, there are the ruins of the medieval stronghold protecting the mouth of the Ulla River (which would have allowed the Vikings very good access to some rich monasteries and the like). Every August, there is an actual Viking boat battle reenactment-for most of the rest of the year, the boats are kept moored underneath the overpass bridge.
|view down the river|
|built on a natural little island of bedrock|
Friday, August 5, 2016
Peterskirche-lovely baptismal font cover
|Peterskirche-succession of Baroque|
|Frauenkirche- I still can't get over how tall it is!|