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This is a series of pictures that show our time participating in the Beneficial Brick Initiative, a charitable organization in Prague. The bricks cost about 7 euros, and you can paint it however you want. There’s a picture (taken by one of the guy’s manning the stall) of my sister, my friend Alex, and I, all with the bricks that we painted. The proceeds go to a charity that is working to build an assisted care facility. If you happen to see this stall, stop and paint a brick! It doesn’t cost much, it’s really fun, and it’s for a good cause!

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This is a close up of a painting in a beautiful little church on the European side of Istanbul, in Turkey. The church also had an amazing amount of beautiful mosaics, most of which were incredibly well preserved. This painting struck me particularly, because it looks like the area surrounding the eyes may have been removed deliberately for some reason. This church is called Chora Church, and this little hidden gem is absolutely worth a visit, another one of Istanbul’s beautifully artistic pieces of architecture. More pictures of the Mosaics will follow 🙂

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