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Photos of the Hermitage of St. Bartholomew, Rocaforte, Spain.

When I see a convent in ruins, I weep with sadness, that such a holy place has been forgotten. These photos are from the website of Rocaforte (rocaforte.es)

Cuando veo a un convent en ruinas, lloro con pena que un lugar tan santo se olvida!

San BartolomeAbove: The Convent, seen from the SE, areal photograph.

rocaforte_oratorio_1Above: The convent seen from the SW, in springtime, as one approaches on foot.

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Above: the convent seen as one approaches from SW, close-up.

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Above: the convent, close up: S face of cloister.

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Above: the Convent door, with Rocaforte in the distance.

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Above: the door of the Chapel of the convent.

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Above: the view of Rocaforte in the distance, from outside the convent.

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Above: the convent, seen from the SE in winter, with slight snowfall.

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Above: an areal photograph of the convent in winter, with heavy snowfall.

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