S: IRELAND, England, Scotland and France 2011
BC: TRIP OF A LIFETIME!
FC: IRELAND, England, Scotland and France 2011 | TRIP OF A LIFETIME!
1: At YVR! WooHoo! Here we go! | Off to a great start!
2: LONDON,England Big Ben, London Eye,St. Paul's, Westminster Abbey, Mdme Tussad's, Tower of London, the Tube, Tower Bridge, Hamley's, Harry Potter walking tour, Trafalgar Square, Big Bus, H & M, Bobbies, Mama Mia, Jersey Boys, Mousetrap, Thames cruise, Buckingham Palace....SO much FUN!!
5: Princess Cruise: Southampton, Guernsey, Cork (Cohb), Dublin, Belfast, Liverpool, Greenock (Glasgow), Inverness, Edinburgh, Paris/Normandy We had a Blast! The shows were amazing, especially when Nanny's star performed and was instantly famous! heehee. Teen Club - FANTASTIC, terrific food, priceless memories. We boarded on a beautiful sunny day! Camryn even got to practice in the Explorer's Lounge! | haha nice life jacket Camryn!
6: Guernsey, Channel Islands 8 miles from France. We arrived in St Peter Port, and hired a taxi to take us on a tour of the highlights of the are. We lucked out and got David. He took us all over the island and was full of information. We went to the German Occupation Museum and even to meet his "Mumsy" who worked for the Germans during the occupation.
7: Cobh (Cove) the last stop of the Titanic, Kinsale, Cork on the River Lee. Blarney Castle & the Blarney Stone - YES! We Kissed it!!
8: Dublin Another very successful taxi tour! Andrew, our driver was awesome, we went to Malahide Castle, a city tour, saw Trinity College, St. Patrick's Cathedral, O'Connell Street - Cant wait to come back!
9: We love you, Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! Liverpool - birthplace of the Beatles! Penny Lane, Strawberry Fields, the Beatles Story museum! John Lennon's boyhood home, the River Mersey, Albert Docks, Eleanor Rigby, The Cavern Club, Paul McCartny's home, and so much more... "you may say I'm a dreamer. but I'm noy the only one...I hope some day you"ll join us and the world can live as one." John Lennon
10: Beal Feirste/Belfast | BELFAST, Northern Ireland
11: Greenock/Glasgow and the Edinburgh Military Tattoo... Mark one off the bucket list!! I Love Scotland!
12: Inverness Loch Ness Urquhart Castle All of it was fantastic! No Nessie but the scenery was beautiful, the weather was great, sunny and warm. Our driver. Paul took us all over, we even got shopping and saw some seals. Great day!
13: EDINBURGH We went on the Big Bus tour of the city, did some shopping and Gdad finally got his Haggis,neeps and tatties
14: FORMAL NIGHT
15: Normandy - Bucket List item #2 (only missing Chris) Juno, Omaha and Utah beaches. An interesting and emotional journey.
16: Ahh! Paris Tres Bonne! Aujourd'hui nous avons vu la Tour Eiffel, les Champions Elysse, le Louvre, Invallides, la Maison D'opéra et sommes allés pour le déjeuner sur une croisire de fleuve de Seine. Et tellement plus!
17: IRELAND Today, we disembarked the Crown Princess and flew to Belfast,NI. We rented a car and drove north to Ballymena to Beechfield House B&B. The next day we traveled through Omagh where Nanny Lee grew up. On to Port Rush, Bushmills, Dunluce Castle and the Giant's Causeway. Stayed in Port-a-Down at the Birches Guest Lodge - Lovely! And had a fabulous dinner at Zio's.
19: (London)Derry - home of "Damian" .Great tour by Declan - YES?! | "Is this the Wall?"
20: Pick-a-nic at Craigadick (heehee) | Checking out the dresses | a quick visit with Peter's family in Virginia, Cavan | Heather in the mountains | across to the West Coast
21: Galway Connemara
22: CLIFDEN, Connemera, CO Galway
24: The Burren
25: DOOLIN | Doolin Caves
27: The Cliffs of Moher The wind was strong enough to blow you over! Amazing!!
30: The Guiness Factory!! Smells like Rootbeer but.... Fantastic views from the 7th floor lounge! Mussels in Guiness cream mmmmm..... Great tour
31: In Dublin's fair city, where the girls are so pretty I first set my eyes on sweet Molly Malone, She was a fish monger and sure twas no wonder for so were her father and mother before. She wheeled her wheel barrow thru streets broad and narrow crying cockles and mussels a-live a-live-o
32: Last day in Ireland - Dundalk to Warren Point, Mourne Mtns and the George Best Airport in Belfast
35: Shanks! Poopzy & Phark!! We will remember this trip forever! We had so much fun and enjoyed the trip so much. We loved spending time with you both. It was absolutely fabulous!