S: Europe 2003-Germany, Luxembourg, France, Switzerland, & Italy
FC: EUROPE | September 2003 | GERMANY LUXEMBOURG FRANCE AUSTRIA SWITZERLAND ITALY
1: Ramstein,Germany September 18, 2003
2: First stop...Jeff & Aimee's house in Ramstein, Germany. Then a visit into town for a stop at a pub. | September 18, 2003
3: Jeff took us around town for sightseeing. We then settled at a Mexican restaurant for a nice evening meal. Let the fun begin! | September 19, 2003
4: Luxembourg, Germany September 20, 2003
6: Luxembourg con't | Architectural Details
8: Time to leave Luxembourg and head to Trier! | On the road again....
9: Later in the Day of September 20th. | Trier Germany
10: 2003 | Travelling | byFOOT | a | a bumpy bus ride
11: The Beautiful streets of Trier
13: Trier Cont'd
15: 9-21-2003 | We head to Paris for two days of walking through the amazing city!
16: These two pages include some of the first sights we saw of Paris.
17: Walking Paris took us to many beautiful verdant places. My video camera kept us entertained during the long walk.
18: Notre Dame
20: Beautiful Stained Glass windows from the Inside of Notre Dame
21: Elements & Art of Notre Dame
22: When we arrived in Paris, the Eiffel Tower was far across the city. We spent the entire day traveling by foot to finally arrive at the base of the extraordinary site.
23: sites along the way
24: There was so much to take in. upon our arrival in Paris. Many pictures were captured that had to be shared. Both pages include things we came across along the way. The entire day consisted of us walking to finally arrive at the Eiffel Tower. There were many bridges and buildings that I could not recall the name or significance of, but did not want to leave out. | Adventure
25: We had to take time to pose with some of the amazing sculptures.
26: More sites along our journey to the Eiffel Tower
27: We are getting closer....
28: The Louve
29: Incredible architectural detail | The Louve was so long........ | The Louve is the home of the Mona Lisa, Monet, & many other familiar art pieces | . The Never Ending Building!! | 9-21-2003
31: Champs-Elysees is an area of Paris that holds the most Elite shopping names. Both sides of the road have many exquisite boutiques and stores.
32: Aimee | Angela | Tara|
33: Alexander Pont III Angela and I posing with some statues on a bridge. Not too much longer and we might arrive at the Eiffel Tower....finally!!
34: The Hike ends | we made it
35: Eiffel Tower
36: Eiffel Tower as the sun starts to set
37: The Eiffel Tower glittered & shimmered at night. It was simply breathtaking.
38: More exquisite pictures of the Eiffel Tower in the evening.
39: good eats | We finished the evening with Parisian cuisine. We even had engaging conversation with a gentleman from New York.
40: on top of | the world | Seeing the city September 22nd. Our second day in Paris | 9-22-2003 | ...the next day
41: Took us over 20 tries to get this photo, but we finally got it! | Traveling | byFOOT | a | We traveled by boat today. Our feet were aching after yesterday
42: Sacre Coure
44: Rothenburg was the destination on September 24th. September 23rd was spent relaxing at Jeff's home after our Parisian adventure. | Rothenburg
48: 9-24-2003 | Chapel in Dinklesbuhl
49: Oktoberfest Munich September 25, 2003
51: Sepp, Barb, & myself | Sepp, Barb, Me, Jeff, Aimee, Pam, & Angela | Our Bierstien for the event | Entertainment | Prost (Cheers)
52: The fun continues...
53: Paulaner tent was where we spent most of the day. We met many foreign friends and drank the day away. It is obvious how much fun we all had. We really didn't want the day to end. | Paulaner Tent
54: Time to call it a day and head to the next destination...
55: September 26th--Leaving Germany
56: Austria to Switzerland to Italy Just passing through
57: Italy | 9-26-03
58: Our travel into Italy was very scenic. Once we arrived, we decided to stay the night. Italy was probably the most fun day we had next to Oktoberfest.
59: We stopped at a Cafe to have lunch and walked around the town. This is where Angela got her belly button pierced. The hotel we stayed at is somewhere in the bottom picture. I also had to show the picture of the hotel bidets.
60: We spent the evening at an Italian Pub where we made friends with an Italian military group. Everyone was so incredibly friendly. We had such a great time. I only wish I could remember all of their names.
61: September 26, 2003
62: Innsbruck Austria | September 27, 2003
63: Bavarian Alps Street Art Street Market
65: Exit Innsbruck Austria-Re-enter Germany
66: More scenic photos as we travel to the Zugspitze-the highest peak of the Wetterstein Mountains | 9-27-2003
68: Exit Zugspitze...
69: Enter Hohen Schwangau... & Exit....
70: Enter Neuschwanstein...
71: Schloss Neuschwanstein
72: The inspiration for Cinderella's Castle
73: Neuschwanstein- King Ludwig's Castle
74: View from the Bridge
75: Entrance of Castle and view outside of Castle windows
76: Exit Neuschwanstein...
77: Sights on the way to... Schloss Linderhof | 9-28-2003
78: Close-up Front of Schloss Linderhof | Distant Front of Schloss Linderhof
79: Back View of Castle | Side of Castle
82: Grounds of Castle