S: July 26th - August 19th
BC: Edinburgh Castle | Scotland
FC: Europe 2011 | Denmark, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, France, England, and Scotland
1: We left San Diego on July 25th at 0930 hours, flew on Delta Airlines to Atlanta and then to Copenhagen, arriving at 1030 hours on July 26th. | Atlanta | Copenhagen | Waiting for the train into town
2: We walked a short distance from the train depot to our hotel. | Taking a quick break while we wait to check into "The Square Hotel" | Hans Christian Anderson's "Little Mermaid" | Time for a nap after the long trip to Denmark | The Round Tower of Copenhagen and The Trinitatis Church
3: Aunt Frida, Kevin and Suzan visit the old neighborhood
4: Copenhagen at Night, right by our room Colorful Buildings Typical Parking Lot (Bicycle)
5: Kevin eating his favorite Danish appetizer. Everyone rides a bicycle. | Royal Danish Porcelain Aunt Frida Eating our hot dogs
6: Rode the train to Roskilde Home of the Viking Museum | Kevin's Cousin Lief and Suzan meet us for a tour of the Viking way of life.
7: An Afternoon spent learning the ways of the Vikings and sailing on the open Roskilde Fjord
8: City of Copenhagen
9: Dragon's Slot Svebolle | Kevin and Liz
10: Aunt Frida's 80th Birthday at Dragon's Slot
11: Smoked Salmon and Scallops and Currants | Liver Pate | Lilac 7up and Rum | White Fish
12: Amalienborg Palace
13: Rosenborg Castle
14: Danish Crown Jewels
15: Treasures of Rosenborg Castles
16: TIVOLI GARDENS | Nicole's Wild Ride
17: Lunch at Tivoli Gardens
18: Germany 2011
19: Saturday, July 30th we are up at 0430 hours to catch a flight into Frankfurt, Germany.
20: Rothenburg ob der Tauber
21: Altes Brahaus Hotel
22: Shopping in Rothenburg
23: Medieval Punishments
24: Dachau | Arbeit Macht Frei Work Will Set You Free
26: Munich, Germany Hofbrauhaus Beer Gardens
27: Good Food | Good Beer
28: Salzburg, Austria | Mozart's Birthplace | Mozart's Residence | Chocolate Torte
29: Germany Eagles Nest Kehlsteinhaus | Berchtesgaden
30: Lake Konigsee | Berchtesgaden
31: Linderhof Castle | Oberammergau | Grotto
32: Garmisch Town Center
33: Neuschwanstein Castle | Hohenschwangau Castle
34: Edelweiss Resort | Apple Strudel | Cheese Cake
36: Lake Luzern Switzerland
37: Luzern Switzerland
39: Cathedral SainteCroix d'Orleans
41: Chateau d'Chambord
42: Chateau d'Luce | Leonardo Devinci's last residence
44: Dinner with Catherine and her parents
46: St. Malo
47: Kouing Aman, Voted Best Pastry in Brittany
48: Mont Saint Michel
49: This was my favorite place in France. It's an old Monastery. Inside the walls are now stores and hotels. Catherine and her parents toured with us on this day. | The ocean tide comes in & out. In the past people have been know to get caught in the tide & some have lost their life. (right) is the side of the building where they used a pull cart to get supplies up and down..
50: This is an American Cemetary for all the service men and women who lost their lives fighting Germany in World War II. | The amount of white crosses was overwhelming, many with no names on them.
51: Normandy | 1944 | Normandy
52: Sainte Mere Egilse | Paratrooper John Steele landed on the church roof and was captured.
53: German Artillery Bunkers on Utah Beach.
54: Palace of Versailles Closed on Mondays, the day we showed up !
56: PARIS France
57: Hop On, Hop Off Bus
58: Notre Dame
59: The Day we went to Notre Dame there was big crowds of people. The Military Police were all around. The church is absolutely beautiful inside.
60: Arc de Triomphe Famous Monument in Charles de Gaulle Triumphal Arch Honors those who have fought and died in the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars
63: Eiffel Tower By Day
64: France has it all.
66: Paris was very crowded with people. | The Eiffel Tower was stunning at night !
67: Eiffel Tower By Night
68: Shakesphere Hotel in London England
70: We walked from our room, through a Big Park | There was a Princess Diana Memorial Walk | Then a walk around a big pond | And back through the Big Park
72: Nicole turns 9 yrs old today She likes to entertain !
73: Typical House in England
74: Buckingham Palace England The guards are usually young and it's a paid position. They guard the palace's. This day the Queen was not in the palace.
76: London, England
79: Bristol | Victoria Square
80: Stow in the Wold | Afternoon Tea
82: York | Clifford Tower
83: Carlisle | Lake Keswick
84: Edinburgh Scotland
85: Whiskey Tour
86: Strathearn Hotel | St. Andrews
89: Edinburgh's Military Tatoo