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Weekly Photo Challenge: Express Yourself

The Cathedral of Christ the Saviour Moscow

We left the Cathedral and returned to the streets of Moscow that were now bathed in sunshine and we made our way towards the Kremlin and Red Square.  As we walked away  there was a small party of school children each with a packet of coloured chalks and under the instruction of the teacher leaving a personal memento of their visit to the cathedral on the pavement outside.

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Russia, Moscow and The Cathedral of Christ the Saviour

Cathedral of Christ Saviour Moscow

The white marble walls of the cathedral towered above us as we approached the main doors and shuffled inside and made our way across polished floors with giant geometric patterns towards the main central altar where people were approaching the icons with appropriate reverence and all the while bowing and praying and no doubt hoping to exchange devotion to the Lord for a favour or two in return.

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