My mom came to visit for two days on her way back to the US from giving a talk in Israel.
We spent one of the days in Toledo. There are a lot of pictures after the jump.
I really liked the representation of Mary's assumption to Heaven in this altarpiece.
|The damage to the fresco is from the Civil War.|
In many of the convents in Toledo, the nuns produce and sell traditional marzipan treats.
This diorama is a slightly terrifying illustration of that process. With baby dolls.
And this is a model cathedral made out of marzipan (with my mom for scale and because it happened that shooting from an angle resulted in the least glare from the glass):