S: Europe 2011
FC: Scotland, England, Germany and Switzerland | Europe 2011
1: David's birthday at the Laughing Gravy in Blackfriers Road in London.
2: Stirling Castle
3: en route to Scotland | David visits Gleneagle Colf Course and Di and Hillary hang out at the G;leneagles Hotel.
4: David and Pete Longden went kayaking for three days from Mallaig off the coast of Scotland. It was very wet weather and there were a lot of midges.
5: In the meantime Hillary and I went by ferry to Skye where it also rained a lot
6: Kinloch - sstately home of chef Lady Claire Macdonal | We stopped off for afternoon tea in the Kinloch lounge
7: Despite the bad weather we got out and about on Skye | THis is the view from our b and b over the main town, Portree I have my first experience of langoustine
8: Dunvegan Castle - the seat of the McLeods | Very wet cold day - Di in the garden, Hillary in the dungeon
9: Skye. And the day it was too wet to do anything except read a book and stay warm in bed.
10: Inverness We made INverness our base while we had a look around the north of Scotland
11: David in Inverness with our hotel behind him. En route to Edinburgh. David at Dornoch Golf Course.
12: Edinburgh Holyrood Castle where Queen was staying Scottish Parliament with a real Scotsman Royal Mile
13: Edinburgh Castle The Back | Edinburgh Castle inside | Grassmarket in Edinburgh
14: Hillary at Home in Barons Court Checking out the scones and caramel slice she made for the journey to Germany | Hillary's lounge
15: Leaving England - first stop at the pub at Reigan. Driving the car into the Chunnel train Having scones and slice under the English Channel.
16: Bruges Main square
17: Hotel Lucca Bruges Interesting hotel decor and interesting hotel guests
18: Jan and I climbed to the top of the market belfrey in Bruges. Looking down on the market square from part way up where David and Pete were waiting.
20: Cologne Cathedral
21: Pete shows us the Roman wall in Cologne. David finds the bag of fruit he lost in the cafe.
22: En route to trier. Stopped for lunch in the forst and had a walk Loads of windmills everywhere
23: The countryside in that area was lovely
24: Roman gate in Trier - Nigre | Palace in Trier | Climbing down Roman wall | Houses in Trier
25: Roman bathhouse in Trier
26: Vineyards around the Mosel River
28: Jan and Pete drove all the way | Saline baths at Bad Kreuznach
29: Heidelberg | The Castle | Dinner on a boat on the river
30: Heidelberg Castle | Inside Heidelberg Castle
31: Freudenstaat | Lauderbad Hotel, Freudenstaadt The fountain in the town Thunderstorm at our hotel
32: The Black Forest We spent two days walking in the area
34: Out in the forest | Dinner at Lauderbad | A beer at the end of the walk
35: Black Forrest Walking on the second day And a beer at the end
36: Di then went to the World YWCA conference in Zurich.
37: Zurich Not a lot of sighseeing as we were at the conference all day for a week
38: The World YWCA conference
39: Hillary in Pitlochry Hillary and Mary Ann in the cemetery park in Barons Court