Church of Andrew the Apostle The Church of Andrew the Apostle is mentioned in The Guinness World Records as the world’s only church built on a tiny island, with a monolithic rock serving as the foundation. It was built in 2000 by Andrew Rotinov. Surrounded by the scenic views of Vuoksi River, the place is … More Isolated Church on Tiny Island
This last weekend we to a little trip to a monastery which was close to this beautiful lake. After touring the monastery we went for a walk along the lake, during which I found this wonderful grouping of flowers coming up out of the water. I’ve seen water lilies but never anything like this. … More Took a little Trip – This is what we found
A very Unorthodox Eastern Orthodox Church At first when you see these two churches together you would think they are totally separate churches but they are not. But it is clear they are very different in style and color. Actually this is just hard to explain, but still enjoy.
Deep in the cradle of Islam, an Orthodox Church was also built, it’s foundation was constructed from the grave stones taken from the ancient Bolgar monuments and tombs.
When I stepped into the church and looked up into the dome area. Seeing the windows and the light coming through I wanted to capture the beauty of the simplicity of the window itself.