Worldly Vistas: Granada Cathedral

Cathedral of Granada, Nicaragua

Our Lady of the Assumption Cathedral
Photographed in Nicaragua

The Our Lady of the Assumption Cathedral also called Granada Cathedral is a neoclassical Catholic cathedral located in the colonial city of Granada.

The first cathedral temple was built around 1525. But by 1578, the church had already been burned twice.  The second temple was completed in about 1751. More renovations ensued. The cathedral as it stands today was completed in its entirety in 1972.

The cathedral dominates Granada’s main plaza.


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Central America: Snake

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Green Vine Snake
Photographed in Costa Rica

Although I’m not afraid of snakes, I’m also not a big fan of them either. But, somehow, I am still attracted to photographing the ones that are unique. The green vine snake certainly fits that category.

Typically staying high on trees and looking down to the ground, there are times they are low enough to see and photograph. This beauty was almost at eye level. And, like its Asian cousins, its venom is fast acting on small animals, but has little or no effect on humans. Still, I don’t recommend handling this or any other wild thing!


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Central America: Winged

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Hummingbird
Photographed in Costa Rica

Besides being beautiful, with their iridescent feathers and varying patterns, hummingbirds also have do some amazing things.
Did you know that hummingbirds…
  • flap their wings so fast (about 80 times per second) that they make a humming noise? It’s true.
  • can fly right, left, up, down, backwards, and even upside down.
  • are able to hover by flapping their wings in a figure-8 pattern.

As difficult as it can be, I love photographing hummingbirds. They intrigue me, fascinate me, and keep me entertained for hours!


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