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photoblog image Along the paths

Along the paths

 

you often find these piety columns or Bildstöcke in Germany, places for pause or speaking a short prayer - the left one nr. Volkach, the right one in Bamberg/ Franconia.

Along the paths

 

you often find these piety columns or Bildstöcke in Germany, places for pause or speaking a short prayer - the left one nr. Volkach, the right one in Bamberg/ Franconia.

comments (9)

  • Ray
  • Thailand
  • 26 Jan 2020, 01:32
You have presented them well, Philine.
Philine: Many thanks, Ray!
  • Chris
  • England
  • 26 Jan 2020, 06:46
My ignorance is profound; I have never seen or heard of these things before. Are they part of the road to salvation?
Philine: Often along a pilgrimage route, but also along fields, ocrossing of roads or as 'Marterl' reminding of an accident ... -Many thanks, Chris!
  • Alan
  • United Kingdom
  • 26 Jan 2020, 07:00
I've not of heard of that before. Are they along a pilgrimage route, I wonder? I like the detail you have shown of the one on the right.
Philine: Often along a pilgrimage route, but also along fields, ocrossing of roads or as 'Marterl' reminding of an accident ... Many thanks, Alan!
Piety posts are new to me. I don't think we have them here
Philine: They arfe often along a pilgimage route but also at crossing of roads or reminding of an accident... Many thanks, Bill, and enjoy yor sunday! Yesterday I saw the wonderful, moving film " When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit", you, Angela and your daughters must see this film!
Je n'en avais jamais vu de pareil .... nous en avons par chez nous mais très différentes de celles ci ..
Merci
I have never heard of such a thing.
These are new to me also, the close-up on the right shows how beautiful the work is on that column.
they are beautiful Philine... i know that i would stop at them to say a prayer for sure....petersmile
  • Chad
  • Somewhere in deep space
  • 27 Jan 2020, 08:29
Gorgeous Philine, I love the blue and gold surrounding Our Lady.

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