10 Day Travel Photo Challenge – Day 5

Welcome to Day 5 of this 10 Day Travel Photo Challenge! My Dusty Flip-Flops has nominated me for this challenge, thank you my friend! My Dusty Flip-Flops and I have been following each other’s blog adventures here on WordPress since 2017. It’s always nice to reconnect!  The 10 Day Travel Photo Challenge: post one photo for 10 days with no…

Milan Cathedral – Statue of Saint Bartholomew Flayed by Italian Sculptor Marco d’Agrate

Bartholomew, an apostle of Jesus, is the first group of three apostles starting from the left (Jesus’s right hand) in Leonardo da Vinci’s painting of The Last Supper. This follower of Jesus, according to legend, had a horrific death while on mission to India.  One legend tells how he was skinned alive and hung upside…

The Magnificent Central Doors of the Milan Cathedral by Italian Sculptor Ludovico Pogliaghi

I’ve been inspired for two reasons to revisit the pictures of the cathedrals and churches we’ve toured in Europe. First because of two books I’ve read recently, The Secret Supper and The Name of the Rose (which I did not finish – the author went on tangents that didn’t add or have anything to do with the weak…