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This church is well documented - from the early 1500's. The explorers such as Columbus would sail with teak timbers in case their ships required repairs. There was no teak here at the time. It was planted. Left over timbers were used to built the...More
This church claims to be the oldest operating church in the Americas. It's wooden structure including beams to the high vaulted ceiling and inherit beauty make it a marvel. On the day we visited a guide was there from the church to explain it all...More
I know, I know - how many times has this claim been made? But this church has the credentials - 1504 - written Spanish documents - and a shell overing the wooden beams and carvings make this a believable claim.
It is really the only...More