The Things You Learn on Holiday

While looking at the impressive facade of Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral, back before the horrific fire and its resulting devastation, I noticed this headless statue holding its head and wondered its significance. It turns out that statues holding their own heads, when found outside a church or cathedral, identify a Saint who was martyred or…… Continue reading The Things You Learn on Holiday

Thursday Doors – Bayeux

I thought it might be fun to take a look at the same door, from both sides. You may recall seeing these grand doors from my B is for .. Bayeux Cathedral post. I like the fun pop of red in the middle of the cathedral’s imposing Norman-Romanesque facade. Step through the doors and turn…… Continue reading Thursday Doors – Bayeux

B is for .. Bayeux Cathedral

In this installation of my biweekly Alphabet series, I’m sharing with you some photos taken at Bayeux Cathedral – or Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Bayeux. After parking our rental car and making our way to check-in at our hotel, it’s quite possible that I was almost hit by a car or two. Or maybe not. I…… Continue reading B is for .. Bayeux Cathedral