After escaping the perilous stretch of the Rhine River rushing past the sirens of Lorelei, a mythical presence that lured gullible sailors into the rocks in an area known as the Rhine Gorge, Kongo arrived at the pleasant little winemaking village of Rüdensheim, Germany and stepped back 1000 years.
Spectacular Gothic architecture. Gargoyles. Stained glass to die for. The Notre Dame cathedral in Paris lives up to everything you’ve ever read about it. Dating back to the 1100s, this is a really, really old church. It’s been restored at various times over the centuries and today it remains it good shape. At least as far as the monkey could tell. Kongo didn’t climb the belfry but might be tempted to do it at some later date when he had more time. Continue reading “The Monkey of Notre Dame”
Regensberg Cathedral front face in Regensberg, Germany. This cathedral, dedicated to Saint Peter, was built over the site of a Bishop’s Church dating to 700. Construction on this cathedral started in 1783 and finished in 1320. It is built in the high gothic architectural style. Related articles Regensberg (travel-monkey.me) Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Big
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