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HISTORICAL "WHAT'S NEW & INTERESTING" PAGE

DECEMBER 2006

 

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PUGLIA NOVEMBER 2006

 

ROME & CENTRAL ITALY - 2005 & 2006

Puglia Page Directory

Rome Restaurants

Puglia Cathedrals    Map

Rome Churches - First Selections

The Great Wagon Wheel Rose Windows of Puglia's Cathedrals

 

Puglia Restaurants

Detailed Rome Church Listing and Links

The Gargano

Santa Bibiana

Monte Sant'Angelo

Sant'Ivo

San Leonardo di Siponto

San Crisogono in Trastevere

Troia Cattedrale

Santa Maria in Trastevere

Trani Page Links   Trani Restaurants

Santa Maria sopra Minerva

Trani Cattedrale   Port

San Vitale

Frederick II's Castle at Trani

 

Templar Church of Ognissanti, Trani

Rome Fountains

Ruvo di Puglia

Trevi Fountain

Bitonto Cattedrale (6 Pages of photos)

Fountain of the Turtles (Tartarughe)

Abbey of Santa Maria di Cerrate

 

Basilica of Santa Caterina, Galatina

Umbria & Lazio

Otranto Cattedrale

Saint Francis of Assisi

Leuca and Olive Picking

Monastery of Saint Benedict (near Subiaco)

 

 

 

PIEMONTE OCTOBER - NOVEMBER 2006

 

TUSCANY OCTOBER - NOVEMBER 2006

Piemonte Links

Ristorante La Terrazza del Choistro, Pienza

Mango (with lunch)

Trattoria Mario, Florence

Tartufo Bianco - Round One

Spedale degli Innocenti (Brunelleschi's Foundling Hospital, Florence)

Ristorante al Vecchio Tre Stelle

October light in Central Tuscany

Alba Tartufo Bianco Market

November Gold in the Vineyards of Chianti

Alba Tartufo Bianco Festival 1

 

Alba Tartufo Bianco Festival 2

 

Alba Tartufo Bianco Festival 3

 

Evening Sun in Barbaresco

 

Alba bathed in November afternoon light (with truffle)

 

 

BURGUNDY NOVEMBER 2006

 

PARADOXPLACE

Autun - Cathedral of Saint Lazarus

The Dom's Blog

Autun Cathedral - Medieval Tympanum

Information Centre

Autun Cathedral - Narrative Capitals

Simply the Best (food)

Autun Cathedral - Zodiac Signs and Monthly Tasks: Jan - May

Family, Friends and Associates

Autun Cathedral - Zodiac Signs and Monthly Tasks: Jun - Dec

Most Visited Pages

Salieu - Basilica of Saint Andoche

Home Page Photo Archive

 

 

 

 

2006 Spring in Spain & Portugal

Photo and History Pages

 

Chronology and Maps of Islamic Spain Scholarship and Discovery in Medieval Spain
Reconquista (in Preparation) Christian Kings and Queens of Spain from 970
 

About the Camino de Santiago and its Pilgrims

Spanish & Portuguese Abbey, Nunnery, Monastery, Mosque and Cathedral Photo Page Links

Spanish and Portuguese Cistercian Abbeys

 

CENTRAL SPAIN

 

Madrid - Segovia - Avila

 

SALAMANCA

Convento de Las Dueñas

 

TOLEDO

Cathedral

Monastery of San Juan de los Reyes

Prayer Hall of the Sinagoga del Tránsito

Santa Maria la Blanca

Visigoth Church of San Roman

 

 

CAMINO COUNTRY (HEADING EAST FROM SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELLA)

 

Santiago de Compostela

From Santiago de Compostela to León

 

LEÓN

León Cathedral

Basilica de San Isidore

 

From León to Burgos

San Miguel de Escalada (Mozarabic) Monastery Church

Gradefes (Cistercian) Nunnery

Villalcázar de Sirga (Templar) Basilica

 

BURGOS

Burgos Cathedral

Cistercian Nunnery of Santa Maria la Real de Las Huelgas

Abbey of San Pedro de Gardina

 

Rio Arlanza Valley

Monastery of Santo Domingo de Silos

 

Cistercian Nunnery of Canas

San Millán de la Cogolla Monasteries

 

 

ANDALUCIA

 

GRANADA

Monasterio de San Jeronimo

The Alhambra, Granada

 

CORDOBA - The Great Mosque

 

SEVILLE

Cathedral

Los Reales Alcázares

Tiles and Decorations in Los Reales Alcázares

 

CARMONA (in preparation)

N W ANDALUCIA

S W ANDALUCIA

 

Christopher Columbus & Rabida Convent

 

 

PORTUGAL

 

Salema

Cape Saint Vincent

Wild Seas and Inland Flowers

Batalha

Alcobaça

 

NAVARRE, ARAGON AND CATALONIA

 

Around Navarra

Royal Monastery of San Salvador de Lyre

Church of Santa Maria la Real, Sanguesa

 

CISTERCIAN MONASTERIES

Monastery of Santa Maria de la Oliva

Real Monasterio de Nuestra Señora de Rueda

Reial Monastir de Santa Maria de Poblet

Reial Monastir de Santes Creus

 

 

Other Pages (mostly from 2005 travels) Added to Paradoxplace in early 2006

 

Dom Paradox's Special Selection of

Very Old and Beautiful Italian (and other) buildings

(linked with events and personalities of the age of pilgrimages to 1492)

 

Cistercian Monks and their Abbeys (Expanded Pages)

 

 

Italian Cistercian Abbeys

 

Rome

 

Roman Churches

Ancient Rome

Art in Rome

Santa Maria Maggiore

Roman Palaces and Fountains

Uniformed Rome

The Trevi Fountain

 

Tuscany & Central Italy

 

Siena - new photos

Tuscan Sunflowers

Franciabigio's Last Supper (Cenacolo della Calza, Florence)

Ghirlandaio's Capella Sassetti, Florence

Torri - Tuscany's only Romanesque Cloister

Abbadia Isola - 1001 Abbey Hospice on the via Francigena near Siena

Cistercian Abbazia di San Galgano (Tuscany)

Eremo (Hermitage) di San Galgano (Tuscany)

Abbazia di Monte Oliveto Maggiore (Tuscany)

Filming the Decameron (Siena Duomo)

The Bersagliere Celebrate the Liberation of Florence in 1945 with a Huge Parade

Anagni - Birthplace of 4 1200s Popes

Innocent III - the most powerful Pope of all time - Images and Stories

Monasteries of Subiaco (in preparation)

Spoleto (Umbria)

Orvieto (new photos)

 

Northern Italy

Bergamo (Lombardia)

Gran San Bernardo Pass

Matterhorn and Val d'Aosta

Certosa di Pavia

Chiaravalle della Colomba (Cistercian) Abbey near Piacenza

 

 

France

 

French Abbeys and Cathedrals

French Cistercian Abbeys

Chartres Cathedral (Central France)

L'Eglise Saint-Etienne de Vignory

Noirlac (Cistercian) Abbey (Central France)

Foundation Cistercian Abbeys in Burgundy

Cistercian Abbey of Fontfroide

Cistercian Abbey of Valmagne

Cistercian Abbey of Senanque

Crossing the Alps via the Col de Montgenevre

 

Britain

 

British Abbeys and Cathedrals

British Cistercian Abbeys

Northern England Photo Pages

Rievaulx Abbey

Fountains Abbey

Byland Abbey

Durham Cathedral

York Minster

Wales and Middle England Photo Pages

Lincoln Cathedral:

Outside - Inside - da Vinci Code film set

Buildwas (Cistercian) Abbey (Shropshire)

Wenlock Priory (Shropshire)

Lichfield Cathedral

Worcester Cathedral

The Hereford Mappa Mundi

Tintern (Cistercian) Abbey (Wales)

Gloucester Cathedral

Malmesbury Abbey

Southern & Southwest England Photo Pages

Westminster Abbey

Waverley (Cistercian) Abbey (Surrey)

Saint Albans Abbey / Cathedral

Waltham Cross

(one of three remaining Eleanor Crosses in England)

Waltham Abbey

(burial place of King Harold II and the last English Abbey closed by Henry VIII in 1540)

Bath Abbey

Wells Cathedral

Glastonbury Abbey

Sherborne Abbey

Exeter Cathedral

 

 

PUGLIA, SICILY AND NAPLES GALLERIES

 

 

Trani Cattedrale and Medieval Fishing Port at Dawn 

Castel del Monte and Frederick II    Cathedrals of Puglia

Puglia & Pythagoras (with map)   Lecce   Barletta   Molfetta   Alberabello 

Sicily (with map)   Syracusa   Agrigento   Selinunte   Segesta

Palermo   Monreale   Cefalu

Paestum   Amalfi   the Royal Palace of Caserta

Lamole Restaurant, Chianti

Italy Restaurant Pages

Chianti   Florence   Umbria  Venice

Lincoln Cathedral

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