An open air museum in the Gutach Valley in Germany, where farm houses from various parts of the Black Forest were reconstructed giving the visitor an opportunity to time travel as it were and meet the people and experience the culture that permeated this southern part of Germany
St. Therese, the Little Flower, was canonised in 1925. Shortly thereafter, a Basilica was built in her honour atop the hill overlooking the monastery where she lived and died in the odour of sanctity.
The chosen people experienced a snake infestation while sojourning in the desert. Moses was instructed to put up a pole with a snake as a means of deliverance from the affliction. A memorial was placed on Mount Nebo, where Moses was said to have viewed the Promised Land before he died.
Mary, the Mother of Jesus, is said to have appeared in Lourdes to Bernadette Soubirous in 1858, transforming this little quiet town to a pilgrimage site for millions of people who come seeking for spiritual and physical healing.
The Roadside Chapel is located along the scenic route between Niagara Falls and Niagara-on-the-lake. Perhaps, the smallest chapel in the world.
Interestingly, this Orthodox Cathedral was intended to be demolished in 1924 because it was regarded as a symbol of oppression. It was saved only by the lack of funds. It was meticulously restored when Estonia got its independence from Russia in 1991.
The statue of Christ the Redeemer is the landmark of Rio de Janeiro. When we got there, the statue was enveloped by fog. From time to time, the fog would dissipate and Christ the Redeemer would appear. The experience gave a sense of spiritual mystery, awe, and fascination.