Of Books and Cathedrals

Recently I read Follett’s latest book “The Evening and the Morning” A prequel to the [more] successful “Pillars of the Earth.” It was the Cathedral building adventures that captivated me, although much more so in the “Pillars” than on this last book. But it was the book that pushed me to visit a Cathedral as […]

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Ravenna is a Must

Next time you’ll visit Italy—and we all hope it will be soon—do not bypass Ravenna for the big four (or five). Ravenna is where it all began. I know that photographs of the mosaics are everywhere, but this is the place where when you see the real thing you are left with you mouth open […]

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