Founded in 1595, built in 1741. One of Goa‘s oldest churches, photographed early morning. Considered to be in the “Mannerist Neo-Roman style with Rococo features.”1  The Parish Churches of Goa by José Lourenço, Amazing Goa Publications, 2005.
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Fiery. Early morning in the Amargosa Valley on the border of California and Nevada, not far from Death Valley National Park. No pixels or saturation sliders were molested in the making of these images. Conversion from ProPhoto colourspace to sRGB (for web display) crushes the Reds.
Gleðileg Jól, Feliz Natal, Merry Christmas! Þorgeirskirkja is new (2000) but its location is of historic significance to the Icelandic nation. Around 1000 AD, the pagan chieftain Þorgeir, who lived here on Ljósavatn farm, consummated Iceland‘s adoption of Christianity by tossing idols of the Norse gods into the nearby Goðafoss (“Waterfall of the Gods”). […]