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PostPosted: Apr 19, 2017 03:16    Post subject: Re: The Salt Cathedral of Zipaquira  

Thank you for taking us to a place where I would probably never go. It is amazing to see so much salt! I love the cross.
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PostPosted: Apr 19, 2017 11:54    Post subject: Re: The Salt Cathedral of Zipaquira  

Hi Pierre, Thank you for your words.

If you completely like at the end, you are officially invited and welcomly to discovering this country.

I enjoy the articles of South Africa and the Namib, so different from color to the Colombians.

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Here there are no windows, as in a cathedral to the use, across the solar light enters. Then the lighting is very important.



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The aquamarine ship. Length 80 m. Width 10 m. Height 18 m.
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The musical angel.
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The erythrite central ship one.
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Capacity audience type: 900 persons.
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The curious cross. Until you come nearby you don´t know if it is square or circular section. Ultimately, neither a thing nor other one.
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PostPosted: Apr 19, 2017 13:34    Post subject: Re: The Salt Cathedral of Zipaquira  

franjungle wrote:
Hi Pierre, Thank you for your words.

If you completely like at the end, you are officially invited and welcomly to discovering this country.

I enjoy the articles of South Africa and the Namib, so different from color to the Colombians.

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Here there are no windows, as in a cathedral to the use, across the solar light enters. Then the lighting is very important.


I appreciate your invite very much! You never know:-)

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PostPosted: Apr 19, 2017 23:24    Post subject: Re: The Salt Cathedral of Zipaquira  

You never know. You´re right. Look at me.

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The central ship or Ship of the Life.

Here relies on the medallion of the creation. Was constructed honoring Michael Angel Bounarrotti.



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Michelangelo´s The Creation of Adam.
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PostPosted: Apr 20, 2017 12:44    Post subject: Re: The Salt Cathedral of Zipaquira  

The Ship of the Birth.

Here is the baptistery (circular space) located about the baptismal battery and the crystalline salt-fall symbolizing this way the river Jordan where Jesus Christ was baptized.

Length 80 m. Width 10 m. Height 16 m.



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Ship of the salt-fall.
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The falls of salt.
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PostPosted: Apr 20, 2017 23:19    Post subject: Re: The Salt Cathedral of Zipaquira  

The Ship of the Resurrection shelters sculptural work Pieta.

Length 80 m. Width 10 m. Capacity of 700 persons.



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The Birth.
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Michelangelo´s La Pieta.
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Original Michelangelo´s La Pieta.
By chance I have here a photograph of the original one in The Vatican.
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The Muiscas indians.
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A representation of “The Muisca Raft”.
The Muiscas were offering the emeralds and his works in gold that they had changed into the salt, and were depositing them with the raft in the middle of a lake and walking into the water for the whole perimeter of the same one, in a sacred ceremony. We see the raft with masks of gold and emeralds.
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PostPosted: Apr 21, 2017 15:04    Post subject: Re: The Salt Cathedral of Zipaquira  

The Water Mirror.

It is a raft with only seven cm of water depth (the guide explains it with the hand at this moment), but really it is a soup with a concentration of salt so high that does not see the bottom but only the reflection.



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PostPosted: Apr 21, 2017 23:57    Post subject: Re: The Salt Cathedral of Zipaquira  

Colombian coffee.


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The colombian coffee could not be absent even to 180 m underground.
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Relief on the wall of salt.
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PostPosted: Apr 22, 2017 21:39    Post subject: Re: The Salt Cathedral of Zipaquira  

Emerald experience zone.


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The colombian areas with emerald mines.
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Very fake emeralds.
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A green crystals offering.
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With the drill looking for green charm.
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And here already with the TNT, provided that the drill DeWalt was not OK, jaja
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A fake emeralds vein. What a pity!!. It looks like some strange green quartzs.
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Emerald shopping. The photograph speaks clearly about the way were looked the emeralds before.
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Emerald shopping. The gems on sale. This should be the deepest jewelry of the world.
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PostPosted: Apr 24, 2017 21:23    Post subject: Re: The Salt Cathedral of Zipaquira  

The different hulls in the mine.


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The hulls prepared who pay to dig their own salt rocks.
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Hull turnkeys with led light.
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Honouring the dead miners.
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PostPosted: Apr 25, 2017 22:39    Post subject: Re: The Salt Cathedral of Zipaquira  

The following. Some Via Crucis stations.


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Statio XI: Behind the cross, the empty hollow of a chamber from more than 30.000 tons of salt have been extracted.
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