Sunday, February 20, 2011

Sunday Stills: Old Churches and Graveyards

This is detail from a church in the Cinque Terre region of Italy.  The church was created to provide funerals to sailors who died without the funds or family for a proper burial.

10 comments:

  1. You cant beat the Italians for a good funeral service! Even the Death insignia on their Churches is of colourful intent!

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  2. A beautiful approach to this challenge.

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  3. How interesting! Welcome to Sunday Stills!

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  4. Very interesting symbol on the church. It's nice to know the sailors are remembered. :)

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  5. Isn't that interesting! It's a very odd symbol, but every culture has it's traditions. Thanks for sharing!

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  6. Welcome to Sunday Stills...
    Good subject for the challenge.

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  7. Very cool, welcome to Sunday Stills..:-)

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  8. Excellent, and thanks for the history behind the unusual sign. Welcome to Sunday Stills.

    BTW Blogger has a great spam filter now, I have not had any spam in months:)

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