Tuesday, August 13, 2013

World on Tuesday

Abandoned church in Poitou - Charentes / France



With the roof missing, grass is growing where once people gathered for Sunday mass. 



The grey wall seems to have been patched up over the centuries. The little attached cemetery has some wonderful old grave stones and looks well maintained.










The location of the church was quite isolated and turning around to look at the view I was happy to see this "Lonely Rider".


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19 comments:

  1. So much beauty! Gorgeous photos.

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  2. Wonderful series of shots! I want to go there too now! I like your closeups but my favourite is the first.

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  3. The church looking pristine and famous in the pictures! nice post.

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  4. Glad you found it, and brought it to us. Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

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  5. What a great location to take pictures!

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

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  6. Looks like my kind of place to visit!!
    You should think about posting at Dreaming of France at An Accidental Blog.

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  7. Oh what great shots of this beautiful place.

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  8. Love your first photo of the old building. Great light and nice details.

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  9. Great shots of a special place!

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  10. superschön, wie immer ... und Altar und alles steht noch da?

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  11. Beautiful place and beautiful photos. One would love to know the church's story.

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  12. How interesting, to be in a place with such old history, and ruins. And yet there is a road for bicycles. Thanks for sharing.

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  13. How beautiful.....I can almost see the people who once attended this sacred place.

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  14. Totally enthralled with the lighting in your first shot, the golden hue. And am in love with the "lonely Rider" composition. Fabulous :)

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  15. Thank you so much for stopping by today. I just love your photographs, they are just beautiful.

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  16. Your first shot and the one with the angels are my favorite shots! Lovely captures:)

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  17. Wooow... these photos give me some special feeling. Amazing!

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  18. So intriguing...I could have stayed there for hours photographing! Love how you share your France with us!

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