Saint-Séverin, à l’extérieur

To follow up on yesterday's post where we visited the inside of gorgeous Saint-Séverin church, let's do a quick walk around its exterior. I say quick because I'm knee-high in camping gear and clothing, trying to pack for holidays. By the time this pre-scheduled post is published I'll be enjoying myself in Oregon. But that... Continue Reading →

Saint-Séverin, à l’intérieur

Around the corner from everyone's favourite English bookstore in Paris is Saint-Séverin church. I came upon it by accident while aimlessly wandering, and only realised where I was when I looked up at the large building dwarfing me on the narrow street. Saint-Séverin made its way onto my ever-growing list of "must visits" for the... Continue Reading →

Outside Cathédrale Saint-Sacerdos de Sarlat

Sarlat-la-Canéda is popular amongst tourists, and the architecture is one of its main draws. It's easy to be impressed, especially when you find yourself wandering around Cathédrale Saint-Sacerdos de Sarlat. While walking along the perimeter ledge, we saw the Jardin des Enfeus - Sarlat’s first cemetery - and decided to take a closer look. We... Continue Reading →

Cathédrale Saint-Sacerdos de Sarlat

Today we're visiting Cathédrale Saint-Sacerdos de Sarlat, a striking Roman Catholic church at the centre of medieval Sarlat-la-Canéda. Saint Sacerdos was the Bishop of Limoges in the 8th century, and his relics were brought to the cathedral in Sarlat, giving it its name. The church is an interesting mix of styles, resulting from the several... Continue Reading →

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