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Crucifix

I had wandered away from the conference during an official break and found myself in, what I realized later, was the village square of Dolni Brezany. One of the square’s most startling features is a large stone sculpture of Jesus on the cross. This Calvary sculpture dates to the 18th century and is a replica with the original apparently relocated to the National Museum.

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… these along the famed Charles Bridge.

You can learn a bit more about the Charles Bridge here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Bridge.

There were so many people massed about the statues along the Charles Bridge, photographing the statues and the birds, that I began to train my camera into the surrounding landscape.

And then in quiet spots I’d train my camera on the statues once more.

It must be one of the most photographed and painted places in the world. Even if you aren’t able to visit yourself, there are many beautiful images out there to be viewed in books and online. Enjoy.

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statue of St. Paul on the west porch of Trinity Church in Copley Square, Boston

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