S: Happy 25th Anniversary
BC: Flowers of Europe
FC: "United by God, two hearts share love's dream together, love's promise forever"
1: The year is 2010 and it is our 25th Wedding Anniversary...it has been a wonderful 25 years. There has been ups and downs, laughs and tears and lots of dreams. Dreams do come true. This book is one of our dreams come true. London, Ireland, Scotland
5: The London Eye
6: The Churchill War Rooms | A historic underground complex that housed British government throughout World War II | Hitler
7: The British Museum | The collection of seven million objects representing the rich history of human cultures from it's beginnings to the present. Est 1753
8: Getting ready for the tour | Rosetta Stone Egypt 196 BC | King Amenemhat III | King Ramesses II | Egyptian Mummy
9: Hoa Hakananai'a means "Stolen or Hidden Friend" Easter Island | Human Headed Winged Lion | Tomb of Payava | Aztec mask | Caryatid from Erechtheion Athens Greece 420 BC | Greek Architecture 560 BC ~- 300 AD
10: The Tower of London | Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress on The River Thames Founded towards the end of 1066. The home of the Royal Mint and the Royal Jewels of The United Kingdom.
11: Guarding the Crown Jewels | London Tower Museum
12: The Tower Bridge crossing over The River Thames Est 1894
13: Buckingham Palace
14: Bath England The city was first established as a spa resort by Romans in AD 43 | Bath Abby
15: Lacock is a village in Wiltshire, England. Est in 1232 and is the setting for such movies as Pride & Prejudice and two of the Harry Potter movies.
18: A prehistoric monument located in the English County of Wiltshire. One of the most famous sites in the world. Composed of earthwork surrounding a circular setting of large standing stones. Believed to be erected around 2500 BC
22: Come on...let's jump the fence.....
24: Poulnabrone Portal Tomb
25: The burren is full of caves, but few are accessible. The Aillwee Cave is a spectacle of stalactites, sub-terranean rivers and waterfalls. It also was the den of the last bear in Ireland.
26: Bogs of Ireland
28: **An Irish Blessing** May love and laughter light your days and warm your heart and home, May good and faithful friends be yours wherever you may roam, May peace and plenty bless your world with joy that long endures. May all life's passing seasons Bring the best to you and yours.
29: The Cliffs of Moher
31: Located in the parish of Liscannor at the southwestern edge of the Burren near Doolin, County Clare Ireland. O'Brien's Tower is a round stone tower built by Sir Cornelius O'Brien....said to impress female visitors.
32: The streets of
33: On our way to Dingle Peninsula | Ireland
35: Crossing the Shannon River towards Dingle Peninsula
36: Oreo Cows | God's Promises
37: Dingle Peninsula
38: We packed a picnic lunch and went on our own tour of Dingle with the help of Sandi and Rick Steve's tour book....AWESOME DAY
39: Tom & Nicole's home Far & Away
41: fetch anyone? | hee haw
44: So Blessed !!
46: Sheep...Sheep....and more Sheep
47: Murphy's Pub
48: Rock of Cashel
50: Kilkenny Castle
51: Built 1195 | **Built in 1195**
53: Dublin The largest city and capital of Ireland | Cead Mile Failte.... "A Hundred Thousand Welcomes"
57: Guinness is a popular Irish dry stout that originated in the brewery of Arthur Guinness 1725 - 1803
58: The Pub Crawl A tour of pubs featuring live traditional music.
60: Bru na Boinne Palace of the Boyne The largest and one of the most important prehistoric megalithic sites in Europe. It is a complex of Neolithic chamber tombs, standing stones, henges and other prehistoric enclosures some dating from as early as 35th century BC - 32nd century BC The site predates Egyptian pyramids and was built with sophistication and a knowledge of science and astronomy.
62: Trim Castle
63: On the shores of the River Boyne. We came upon this castle on our way to the airport. It is the remains of Ireland's largest castle. EST 1172 The castle is noted for the part it played in Braveheart.
66: Edinburgh The capital and the second largest city in Scotland. Nicknamed "Athens of the North"
68: Edinburgh Castle Perched on an extinct volcano, the castle is a powerful national symbol.
69: God's promise is everywhere
71: Kilgore Family Crest
75: odds and ends
76: Hotels | The Marriott London | The Armada Doolin
77: and B & B's | Dingle Peninsula | Kilkenny | Butler Court
78: The Conrad Dublin | Hillside Crescent Edinburgh
79: To the next 25