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July 10, 2012

Sharing the Stone Sightings in Italy….

“Simply amazing” is all I can summarize regarding the beautiful ancient artifacts made of stone so long ago. Your mind can only wonder and imagine; how did they do it? Knowing all of the fancy technology and equipment we have today, we know they simply had hand tools, man power, and animal power along with a creative vision empowered by ambition.

The majestic tower in Pisa that leans….

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Oh yes, it really leans!

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So many stories told that were carved out of stone, being of words or statues. How fortunate we are that our ancestors had such foresight to want to share their stories preserved in stone that lasted for centuries…

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While meandering up this street in Siena, Italy, I looked up and saw this bright white intricate Duomo that just looked so out of context. I didn’t realize we were to approach it as it took me totally by surprise. It was a special moment that you never forget…

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That’s a glimpse for now. More to share tomorrow…..

Posted by Lesher
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