The other Montserrat

Montserrat, Catalonia, Spain

August 2003

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Photos by John Wells.

Montserrat from a distance, rising from the plain

The Montserrat monastery

Another view of the monastery

Looking down towards one of the shrines

In the courtyard, looking up

Looking up again

Statuary and natural grandeur

A little train to ferry tourists around

Elaborate stone carvings amid the brickwork

Entrance to the church

Charles V, Emperor of Montserrat

A breath-taking view

Self-explanatory sign in three languages: Catalan, Spanish, English

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