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St Margareth, Bayrischzell
For reasons, I’ve spent most of the weekend in Bayrischzell, a little village near the Austrian border, reading up on Metabiota, PREDICT and other matters related to the origins of SARS-2 and biolabs in Ukraine.
Perhaps, while I assemble my thoughts, you’ll enjoy some pictures of the village church, St Margareth, in the beautiful afternoon sunlight.
I believe the tower is medieval, but the church was otherwise constructed in the eighteenth century.
The high altar was borrowed from the prior building and is a little older.
At the bottom of this photo of the ceiling fresco, you can see a small depiction of St Margareth itself, wherein we must imagine this fresco is also to be found. Infinite recursion.
More interior detail:
Outside again, you can see the Wendelstein, the most prominent (but only the second-highest) peak in the region.
Far up on the Wendelstein you can just barely see another church, the Wendelsteinkirchl, which turns out to be the highest-elevation church in all of Germany: