Santa Cueva de Covadonga, Spain

Tucked into a hillside deep in the Asturian countryside, you’ll find the Santa Cueva de Covadonga.

DSC_2701A staircase leads to the chapel and it is worth the climb.

DSC_2686The photo above gives some perspective to the terrain here, which is quite mountainous. Pulling back a little, you can see the altar to the right of the chapel.

DSC_2688This is a place of pilgrimage for many believers. It was impressive to see their devotion and respect.

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Washington’s Chapel, video

While visiting Washington’s Chapel, Valley Forge, PA, USA, I also took some video inside and out. Here’s a brief look to supplement yesterday’s post:

I’ll be posting more photos and video from Valley Forge in the future. Weather has been difficult lately. Stay tuned here at The Bent Page and my Facebook page. Thank you.

Washington’s Chapel, Valley Forge

Visitors to Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, USA will find some beautiful scenery and this stunningly beautiful chapel.

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The attached cloister is a good place to meditate. Inside you’ll find a marvelous space with historic flags and stained glass.

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And don’t miss the many details, such as this figure in the wrought iron:

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There’s plenty to do at Valley Forge so take your time.

Driving to Alta Vista Chapel, Aruba

The Alta Vista Chapel is a tranquil site to visit here in Aruba. The little building sits on a bluff overlooking the sea, perfectly proportioned and quite charming for photographs. Here’s a video showing how to drive there as well as a look inside the chapel itself. I also include a few historical notes about the site.

Alta Vista sees plenty of visitors, especially during the busy season. However, it remains an endearing site. Please treat it with respect. Bon dia.