Photo Challenge–Atop, Cuban Version

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Trinidad, Cuba, November 2016, copyright, SCH

The Iglesia y Convento de San Francisco in Trinidad, Cuba, is no more. Left standing are a few outer buildings and yellow and green bell tower. “Built in 1813 by the Franciscans,” according to Planetware.com, “this former convent was taken over and turned into a parish church in the mid 1800s and later became a jail before much of the structure was torn down in the 1920s.” Climbing to the top of the tower gives one a view of the picturesque valley below and the charming colonial town of Trinidad. It is a picture of a place and time that once existed, and still exists at this moment, but one which is rapidly moving into the 21st century.

Photo Challenge: Atop