Iglesia Episcopal de la Epifania, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic~ The tablet that marks the burial place of Father Barnes. His last act was the sacrament of the Eucharist. Now, every time one partakes they do so over Father Barnes, an Episcopal Martyr.
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, As you walk along the streets of Santo Domingo it is fascinating to see the many different usages of found objects!
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic~ This is the fortified wall that surrounds the old Colonial City. Intruders never surpassed the wall. However, Sir Francis Drake did overtake the city by his from the East by land.
This is an art shop in the colonial zone. The doors to shops are metal gates that close at the end of the day. This is another example of the stacked format of homes.
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic~ This is the approach to the Airport of the Americas in Santo Domingo. The landscape is mostly farmland, coffee, sugarcane, rice, etc.
San Francisco de Marcoris / Bonao, Dominican Republic~ The rice fields along the road betweeen Bonao and San Francisco de Marcoris.
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic~ I am going back to the Friar in 6 days. I will gather many images for me and everyone!
Iglesia Episcopal San Andres, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic~ This sculpture of Jesus is carved from Dominican Mahogany. The precious wood has been harvested into virtual extinction. This sculpture is very large, probably feet tall and 7 feet wide.
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic~ This picture connects to the previous picture on the board.
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic~ The Ozama river runs through Santo Domingo and we saw this ship that had run aground. It is actually waiting for the tide to come in so that it can leave. We were told this frequently happens.
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic~ These street vendors are all over town. Some of them have carriages pulled by a mule or donkey.
Been There: Diego & Christopher Columbus's House, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Honey Creek, near Jekyll Island, Georgia~ Honey Creek an Episcopal Retreat that is place for conferences and camps. I have found it to be a place for quiet reflection and rest.
Linda~ I fall apon this and it made me think of my mom !
Freeport, Nassau~ Flying over the Islands en route to the Dominican Republic.
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic~ A squatters village along the Ozama River. When Hurricanes approach these villages are wiped out. An Episcopal Church was built up on a hill to give these people a place to evacuate in the event of a bad storm.