Tuesday, October 9, 2012

St. Amaro


Old chapel's small altar at downtown Oeiras

20 comments:

Food, Fun and Life in the Charente said...

Excellent photo. Diane

Dina said...

It is beautiful. I never heard of St. Amaro so I went now to read. Wow, the legends about him could make a great adventure book!

Olivier said...

tres belle statue

Kate said...

A small chapel with huge opulence!

Sharon said...

Beautifully carved.

TexWisGirl said...

quite ornate! wow!

Sylvia K said...

What an incredible altar, JM! I do love the beautiful detail you've captured! Hope all is going well.

Sylvia

Kay said...

Nice. The gold and black together make a pretty altar.

RedPat said...

You always have the richest images! Lovely.

EG CameraGirl said...

Richly decorated. Nice photo!

Bob Crowe said...

I think the Catholics must have more saints than the Hindus have gods and avatars. All of their images can be over the top.

Randy said...

Stunning alter.

Jack said...

This is absolutely gorgeous.

Photo Cache said...

what a beautifully ornate altar. i am not familiar with this saint.

Small City Scenes said...

Wow that is amazing. The gold and black are wonderful together. I must look up St. Amaro. MB

Joan Elizabeth said...

I love the colour palette here.

ladyfi said...

Wow - how ornately beautiful!

Halcyon said...

Beautiful details.

Cezar and Léia said...

Maravilhososo!
Léia

Emille said...

Beautiful art work!