Saint Peter’s, Rome, Italy

Saint Peter’s Basilica features a limitless number of opportunities to take great photos. Of the many I took, this is my favorite so I put it here first in the post:

DSC_3328The light was perfect and the light is what matters most in any photograph. Going back to the beginning, here’s a view from outside:

DSC_3344People line up to enter the basilica. We were lucky to avoid that line by entering via another tour. Going back inside, don’t miss the statue of Saint Peter, worn by millions of people touching his foot:

DSC_3305The interior of this massive structure will impress and amaze:

DSC_3292No doubt about it:

DSC_3297It was pleasant inside as nearly all visitors show great respect for the site:

DSC_3326Linger as long as you can. There’s plenty to see.

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Santa Basilica, Salamanca, Spain

Salamanca has more than its fair share of ecclesiastical buildings, including the Santa Basilica. While visiting there, I made this video. Near the middle you’ll see a chapel with a relic that is actually the arm of a saint.

Remember, this is just one of the massive structures open to the public in Salamanca. You can visit a few of them in one day, but certainly not all. I plan to return to Salamanca for a look at the ones I missed.

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