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Travel Photo – Tzotzil Chamulan Worship Service in Mexico

Jonathan is a regular contributor for 2Backpackers.com. For more information or to sign up for his newsletter visit LifePart2.com. Recently the Indigenous Tzotzil people in the villages surrounding San Cristobal de las Casis, Chiapas, Mexico expelled the Catholic priests from their churches and now practice a religion that is a mixture of pagan ritual and […]

Photo of the Day – Reflection of San Felipe de Neri Church

Jonathan is a regular contributor for 2Backpackers.com. For more information or to sign up for his newsletter visit LifePart2.com. The skies were brilliant after a rain storm blew through “Old Town” Albuquerque on a seasonally cold winter’s day. The iconic San Felipe de Neri Church was magnificently reflected on puddles left behind on the brick […]

Cathedrals in South America

Travel Photo of the Day: Basílica del Voto Nacional

Basilica del Voto National is a church that dominates Old Quito’s skyline.  Its neo-Gothic architecture gives it an almost eerie facade. Visitors can climb all the way to the top of these towers for a truly amazing view of the city below.  At various moments of our ascend we assumed that we could not continue […]

Fotos de Chile

Photo of the Day: Church at Parinacota Chile

This photo was taken during our 3-day 4×4 road trip through Northern Chile’s Altiplano. “The church was built in the 17th century in the form of a central nave with two side chapels. The walls are made of stone and clay and are supported by exterior arches of stones without mortar. The floor is made […]

Church Images

Photo of the Day: Adobe Church in Bolivia

Our 4-Day Tupiza to Uyuni tour in Bolivia, South America was filled with unique landscapes. We captured snow capped mountains, snow dotted deserts, eroded mountain ranges, glowing lakes and most importantly the largest Salt Flats in the world, Salar de Uyuni. This album is from day 1 of our tour, which departed from Tupiza (near […]

Photo of the Day: San Francisco Church & Convent, Lima

Convento de San Francisco is the Spanish name for Saint Francis Monastery located in Lima, Peru. The church was completed in 1774 and is noted for its architecture, a high example of Spanish Neoclassicism. The convent’s library is world-renowned. Catacombs below the monastery contain an ossuary and are said to connect to other catacombs beneath […]

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