Little Shrines on the Road, Crete Island

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  • Those small shrines
    Those small shrines
    by Balam
  • Those small shrines
    Those small shrines
    by Balam
  • Little Shrines on the Road
    by lua2
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    Those small shrines

    by Balam Updated Jul 19, 2008

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    Those small shrines
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    The miniature churches or shrines next to the roads are memorials for people killed in a car accident, at the same spot where the accident happened. The family of the deceased construct and maintain them . They contain a photo of the deceased, some religious objects and a lit candle or lamp.

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    • Religious Travel
    • Road Trip

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    Little churches at the wayside

    by himalia11 Written Jan 20, 2004

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    Little, little church

    We saw quite often such little churches at the wayside. They all look different – and there are much more beautiful ones than the one on my photo…

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