Yesterday I put on a photo of a statue- a man and a boy in front of the Cathedral in Léon. But where does it stand, and what does it mean, I asked.
I have this overwhelming curiosity in life. When I think up a question, I just have to have the answer! And I still can not find anything on this statue on the Internet in English- maybe Spanish readers or citizens of Léon would be able to help. What is the purpose or meaning of this statue?
This morning I travelled to Léon by Google Maps. Here is what I found- I did remember the place of the statue correctly:
The adress is 7 Plaza Regia, just next to the Cathedral. It is in front of the Seminar San Frollan. I sincerely hope it is not about the Church dragging boys into the priesthood! If it is about education, why are they looking away from each other? Is it depicting the generation gap?
I am now really intrigued by these questions and hope somebody from Spain/ Léon or a Pilgrim will go find the answer for us?
Meanwhile- have you ever came across a statue that intrigues you?
It is so appropriate for a university town- the student does hold a book, but is rather feeding his brain with some drink… 🙂 That is what dads pay so expensively for! In Pretoria and Stellenbosch there are two student bars, known as “Evening Class” and in all the bathrooms the students post their tests that they failed… It is not a good idea for any parent to visit these places, although the food is excellent and the drinks not too expensive…
All my travelling friends- you must have seen some statues that tells a story. And some statues that foreigners just can’t understand. Share a little about that?
Google Map link: http://goo.gl/maps/Px907