Friday, June 14, 2013

{this moment} see beautiful

the carmel mission is located in carmel-by-the-sea, ca. i thought this would be a fitting post to the see beautiful blog hop. please enjoy these pictures i took up there this past weekend and 1st happy anniversary to {this moment} see beautiful!

mission san carlos borromeo del rio carmelo
founded in 1770

life size memorial cenotaph of junipero serra
sculpted of travertine marble and bronze in 1924


california grizzly bear rests at his feet

fr junipero serra

mary & baby jesus

st anthony

st francis

water fountain that caught my eye

mission cross

plaque at base of cross

ave maria bell cast in mexico city in 1807

california quail walking around the mission

and of course i see beautiful everytime i look at bailey & aoife

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  1. Oh that so beautiful, especially that last photo. MOM really like that California grizzly at the feet.

  2. What a beautiful church, I really enjoy looking around old churches.
    Lynne x

  3. Bailey and Aoife your two are absolutely adorably Beautiful.
    We enjoyed your TM,SB post
    Hugs Madi and mom

  4. Carmel is one of my mom's favorite city to visit. Lots of Beautiful sights to see. Lots of Golden Thanks for sharing and joining our This Moment See Beautiful hop. Happy Seeing Beauty. Lots of Golden Woofs, Sugar

  5. Beautiful statuary and photos of the mission! Thanks for sharing!

  6. Your pictures are lovely!
    Happy 1st See Beautiful Anniversary to you
    The PugRanch Kids
    Bailey, Hazel & Greta

  7. Thank you so much for seeing beautiful with us! Those pictures in Carmel were beautiful! We were certainly looking at see beautiful on your blog!! Sending see beautiful thoughts your way!

    Happy seeing beautiful!

    Lydia @ See Beautiful

  8. I think this is one of your best posts ever. Lovely pictures. What a super vacay!

  9. Such BEAUTIFUL pictures!

    Happy See Beautiful.

    Lily Belle & Muffin

  10. This reminds of some of the old churches we saw in Europe a long time ago. Thanks for sharing! This is one of the places I'd like to visit one day. :)