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The main altar of white marble and black tough-stone is a present of arch-bishop Andreas Cruesen (1657-1666) whose white armorial bearings draw attention on the black bases of the columns. The sculptor-architect Lucas Fayd’herbe (1617-1697), built the porch-altar according to a design of willem Hees or Hesius (1601-1690). The still simple and equilibrated [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Apr 23rd 2014

The weather was fine when we ventured out after breakfast so first port of call was back to the military barracks.  On our visit the previous day we had forgotten to walk around the side to see the restored railway carriage that had transported the Jews from the barracks to Auschwitz Birkenau.
We then set off [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Apr 2nd 2014