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benbeny
November 3rd, 2016, 09:33 AM
A few months ago I visited my cousin's home. I planned to visit some older buildings too, mainly because it is very easily within reach.

I hope you'll enjoy this!

https://i.imgur.com/hOhHZZm.jpg
That's pretty thick cloud, isn't it? That's normally what you find on tropics, though...

http://https://i.imgur.com/3Quy6EK.jpg
We're exiting the runway...

https://i.imgur.com/Xn0cfzH.jpg
Welcome to Sunday service in Immanuel Church! The church was under renovation, so we saw a few frames for people to work on...
Because this particular church was built under Holland administration, this is a Calvinist church...

https://i.imgur.com/IgOfefN.jpg
That's not a big pipe organ, but still this is the biggest pipe organ in my country... The sound is still nice, though, and still used during regular Sunday service in here...

https://i.imgur.com/DdbVV1Q.jpg
The center of the cupola...

https://i.imgur.com/YJhSfag.jpg
Let's move on to another church. This time, Our Lady of Assumption Cathedral, a Roman Catholic church and the seat of the archbishop...

https://i.imgur.com/2XUKX0f.jpg
Another pipe organ, this time much smaller and incorporated much later to this church. The cathedral was built without pipe organ, and it was installed much later, a generous donation from the Holland...

https://i.imgur.com/ihPGZIT.jpg
A view down the altar. This is not a big church, but still one of the finest example of neo-Gothic architecture exists today in this country...

https://i.imgur.com/G5pFp1Y.jpg
A view of the exterior... What a beautiful stonework!

https://i.imgur.com/JKAmEQU.jpg
And now, let's take a train trip home! Do you know why they installed wire screen on the locomotive windows? Because kids usually throw stones on the train, so to protect the driver the company decided to put some wire screen...

I hope you enjoy my post! Comments are always appreciated!

lliam
December 2nd, 2016, 03:14 PM
cool pics, but imo you should've be more focused on trains. I like trains. :D