Siena Cathedral~the interior….

My dear blogging friends…..

 I have been incredibly busy with community, church, and home “work”.  I’ve had many things on my “to do” list and I have no idea what happened to January!  Did anyone else feel that way?  I kept trying to get here….but ran out of time.

I also started an online photography class with Kim Klassen.  If you’re interested in seeing what I do, I have a new blog for those assignments.  Most of it is learning!  My blog is:
http://dancingwithlightandshadow.wordpress.com

I’ve finished editing my photos from Siena.  I love the interior of that beautiful black and white marble cathedral.  Enjoy!

Thanks for viewing!

Judy

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Paris: la Dome des Invalides

A visit to la Dôme des Invalides in Paris is our trip for today.   The dome presides over Napoleon’s tomb in the royal chapel section of the buildings known as Les Invalides.  Les Invalides is located in the 7th arrondissement of Paris and is home to many military items, such as uniforms, flags, guns, cannons, etc.

The dome is 107 meters high (351 feet), making it one of Paris’ tallest monuments.  The inside of the dome was painted by  Charles de La Fosse.  The remains of Napoleon’s body were placed in six coffins, the final, and largest one, made from red Finnish porphyry.  

The beautiful painting on the ceiling of the Dome des Invalides, Paris.

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Thanks for stopping by!
Judy
All text and images are copyright © 2002-2012 and are the exclusive property of Judy Johnson (unless otherwise indicated). All Rights Reserved. All Images are protected under United States and International copyright laws. None of the images on this site are in the Public Domain.