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The cathedral in the Spanish city of Salamanca was constructed in 1102, and is therefore one of the oldest such constructions in the world. It features magnificent stone carvings on all its walls, but one of them is a bit more special than the others. It bears the depiction of what appears to be a fully dressed astronaut in a space suit, complete with details such as the sole of his shoes. Nobody knows how he got there, or what a 20th century astronaut is doing on the walls of a 12th c…

from Tour Italy Now

Tuscany, Italy - An Introduction the Magic of Italy

Villa I Pini near the medieval town of San Gimignano in Tuscany, Italy. I've seen Florence, but I want to see the countryside

Victorian cemetery sculpture: Faithful greyhound and, presumably. deceased child mistress........what an interesting memorial

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trevi fountain. rome, italy.

Trevi Fountain, Rome, Italy: magnificence, splendour, culture, feast, can't wait to see this one <3

This is one of the ancient gravestones to be found in the old churchyard in Culross, Scotland. Below the skull carving is the latin phrase "memento more" which is usually written as Momento Mori.