UNESCO Religious

Chartres Cathedral

The Cathedral of Our Lady of Chartres is a medieval Catholic cathedral located about 50 miles  southwest of Paris. It is considered one of the finest examples of French Gothic architecture and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The current cathedral was mostly constructed between 1194 and 1250. We drove to Chartres from Carcassonne and couldn’t miss the big spires from a couple miles away.  They […]

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Bethlehem

We went to Bethlehem to celebrate Christmas Eve.  Tucked away in the middle of Israel, in the Palestinian Authority is the place where Jesus Christ was born.  Machine guns, war zone, conflict…all quite different from what one might expect in a place that is where these religions were born.  This was one of my most […]

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