From this YouTube Video How to be alone
at 45 seconds, she suggests that And there's prayer, and mediation, no-one will think less if you're hanging with your breath seeking peace and salvation.
I would like to sit in these beautiful places, and just think, just be, but I don't have a Christian background (nor any other religious experience) and I don't really want to connect with the clergy, not yet anyway. I just want to sit, and seek peace. Is this okay? Do I knock if the door is shut or just go away? Is it okay to take a picture? Or to make notes/sketches in a little moleskin?
Could you please tell me for each type of church, temple, place of worship, what the polite thing to do is (remove shoes, wear a scarf, cover knees, curtsey or not at the doorway)? Assume a total lack of knowledge (seriously).
Oh, bonus points, south east Queensland places of worship.