if it’s a new day, must be a new blog header
April 3, 2007, 7:01 pm
Filed under: italy photos, travel, Uncategorized

direct your eyes northward, yup, it’s a new blog header.  here’s the photo in the original form:


it was the oddest thing – there is this amazing church in milano, the san lorenzo maggiore that i was immediately attracted to when i saw it during a walk on the first day.  over the course of the next few days, i visited the church a few more times (if only because it was on the most direct route to where i was headed) – i never noticed the building next to it.

then one late evening i was walking back to my hotel at about 1am and there it was – illuminated in all it’s glory.  i have no idea what function this building holds, but i’m completely in love with the very specific message in neon the building projects at nightfall.

here are a couple of pics of san lorenzo maggiore – the church features the largest dome in milano and dates back to the 12th century (in it’s current form).  the columns outside the church date from the 2nd and 3rd centuries.  the 16 columns and the section of the architrave were from part of a roman temple.  in front of the church is a bronze copy of a roman statue of constantine.









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I like the second picture of the courtyard and the church— very ‘post card’.

Comment by cb

Great photos. You’re really making me want to go to Europe with these! I really like the new header. It’s quite subliminal 😉

Comment by Jason

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