Perched atop cliffs in Sydney’s eastern suburbs and overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Waverley Cemetery must be one of the most spectacularly located cemeteries anywhere in the world. It is noted for its ornate… Read More
The ornate facade illustrates the so-called Baroque Mestizo style of church architecture found in the Peruvian Andes.
Nuns still live and pray within its brightly coloured walls. Arequipa, Peru.
The baldacchino and immense dome of the largest church in the world. St Peter’s Basilica and the Vatican Palace remain the ultimate symbols of the incredible heights of opulence, wealth and waste that… Read More
Built between five hundred to a thousand years ago, the monks and hermits of the Greek Orthodox Church sought ever more remote and difficult-to-reach places from where to pray and contemplate. Hence their… Read More
Hagia Sophia. Santa Sophia. Aya Sofya. Church of Holy Wisdom. Has any other church in the world been witness to so many monumental events in history? The eruption of the Great Schism. The… Read More