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A Thousand Words

I notice I don’t have many ideas for a text to go with my picture. Let’s hope this is a case where a picure speaks a thousand words. I took this in down town Munich and loved the way the … Continue reading

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Duomo

Enough of the profane world of Gucci and McDonald’s, we left the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and crossed the street to Milan’s majestic and overwhelming Cathedral. We climbed to the roof – well, part of the climb was in an … Continue reading

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Building Blocks in Ceramic, Glass and Stone

Prompted by my search for photo opportunities, I’ve been taking a closer look at what Munich has to offer in the way of modern architecture. Up until now, I had felt a kind of nostalgia for what Munich must have … Continue reading

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Household Gods

I was wondering why the new synagogue in Munich is called Ohel Jakob, “Jacob’s Tent”. Perhaps, with some stretch of the imagination, you could say the upper dome resembles a tent. And what about Jacob? Since I am shamefully ignorant … Continue reading

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