Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Rhine River, Germany

The Rhine River cruise between Bingen and St. Goar was a great way to end our travels with Dave and Becky during their visit.

Saturday, April 23, 2011

Cologne, Germany

Exterior of Cologne Cathedral

Outside Cologne Cathedral

Interior of Cologne Cathedral

Seemingly modern-looking "digital" stained glass window in Cologne Cathedral

Cologne Cone

Thursday, April 21, 2011

London, England

Fish and Chips

The "Tube"

Hyde Park

St. Paul's Cathedral

Tower of London Bridge

City view

Tower of London

London has cool cabs...

...and cool buses

Buckingham Palace

Horse guards parade at Buckingham Palace

Press boxes set up for coverage of the royal wedding the following week

Quick--into the nearest phone booth!

Outside "Jersey Boys"

Nummy cakes

Outside "Les Miserables"

Inside Harrod's department store...quite a place

Exterior of Harrod's

The River Thames and the London Eye (huge ferris wheel)

Big Ben

View from the London Eye

Ladies in cab

Gentlemen in cab

Monday, April 18, 2011


Cheese-making demonstration

Big shoes to fill

Where are the tulips?

Some tulip fields

Flower girls

Giant lily pads

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Paris, France

Note: We didn't take very many pictures on this trip...see Dec 2010 post for more Paris pics.

Boarding the high-speed train to Paris

Nice building

Excited to see Mona Lisa

Notre Dame Cathedral

Eiffel Tower

Monday, April 11, 2011

Cochem, Germany

Reichsburg Cochem, a beautiful castle

View of the Mosel River from Reichsburg Cochem

At Reichsburg Cochem

Reichsburg Cochem

Burg Eltz...we must mention that this is Rick Steves' favorite castle in all of Europe