Monday, February 22, 2016

In Carmel-by-the-Sea

We visited the Mission at Carmel.

It is called the "crown jewel" of the Missions and we thought it compared favorably with San Juan Capistrano, the "jewel" of the Missions.

Mission lizard:

Father Serra himself is buried under the altar, and the beautiful cemetery includes many graves for Indian converts, including one who died, according to his tombstone, at the age of 151. 

Father Serra's room:

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