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Kilmacduagh Monastery, Galway, Ireland

Kilmacduagh’s St Colmáns Cathedral

Kilmacduagh Round Tower, the tallest pre-modern building in Ireland

Kilmacduagh (traslation “Church of Duagh’s son”) Monastery, near Gort in County Galway, Ireland. Founded in the early 7th century by Saint Colmán, son of Duagh. The above aerial views enable you to see the grave sites in St Colmán’s Cathedral as well as the adjacent Round Tower (32.5 m, 112 ft), the tallest pre-modern building in Ireland. Please click on an image to open larger version.

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Valaise Blacknose Sheep

Valaise Blacknose Sheep in front of the Matterhorn in Zermatt, Switzerland

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Two Swiss Couples Beneath the Matterhorn, Zermatt, Switzerland

Switzerland has the second highest life expectancy in the world, and living here, I never wonder why!


Christmas in Zurich

Zürich Weihnachtsdorf (Christmas Market)

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Sunset Over Lake Zurich

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Klöntalersee in Glarus, Switzerland

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Autumn in Zurich II

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Autumn in Zurich

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Gaudí’s Moderistá Architecture, Barcelona

 

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Sagrada Família Basilica, built 1882-present

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The Crossing

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Baldachin and Crucifix over the high altar

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Details of the Passion Facade, which was designed to convey Jesus’ suffering

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 Casa Batlló, built 1877 and redesigned by Gaudi in 1904

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Casa Milà (La Pedrera) built 1906-1912

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Beach Umbrellas

Beach Umbrellas

Early Morning Beach in Maspalomas, Gran Canaria