Awa on the Road

My journeys, discoveries and fascinations



JĘDRZEJÓW – Baroque glamour

Gold and silver, wood and marble, paintings on walls and ceilings. Continue reading “JĘDRZEJÓW – Baroque glamour”

BERGAMO – Frescos of Lorenzo Lotto

This painter decorated also other churches of Bergamo and different Italian cities. Continue reading “BERGAMO – Frescos of Lorenzo Lotto”

BERGAMO – Madonna with dagger

It was Jesus whose heart was stabbed with a sword. Continue reading “BERGAMO – Madonna with dagger”

BERGAMO – Candles in front of cathedral

The lights look phenomenal in the dark but announce a sad event. Continue reading “BERGAMO – Candles in front of cathedral”

BERGAMO – Colleoni Chapel

Its colourful fasade strikes me immediately when I enter Piazza Duomo. Continue reading “BERGAMO – Colleoni Chapel”

BERGAMO – Arrases and sculptures

There is not a single space in the church of S. Maria Maggiore that is empty. Continue reading “BERGAMO – Arrases and sculptures”

BERGAMO – Amazing ceilings!

I enter this church and for a long while the beauty of interiors takes my breath away. Continue reading “BERGAMO – Amazing ceilings!”

CHĘCINY – Church and market

At the foot of the castle lays the church of St. Bartholomew. Continue reading “CHĘCINY – Church and market”

KAMIENIEC – Protestant church

Marianna Orańska built this red-brick temple together with the palace. To have a place of worship. Continue reading “KAMIENIEC – Protestant church”

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