S: Europe 2011-London & Amsterdam
FC: Europe Memories London & Amsterdam
1: 8/15-31 Germany 8/31-9/17 Scotland 9/17-21 London 9/21- 26 Amsterdam Austria Croatia Italy | August 15 - November 4 | PRW
2: Hyde Park Hostel - bath down the hall -toast in the cupboard - not our nicest stay - 6 beds, mixed gender room | LONDON
3: Buckingham Palace "God Save the Queen"
4: Saint Regents Park
5: Flower shops, best Fish and Chips ever, the Oldest Beatles Store in London? And ruins from the Bishops of Winchester palace.
7: Westminster Palace or "House of Parliament" and its clock tower "Big Ben" was the primary London resident of the King's of England . Parliament has been meeting here since the 13th century.
8: London Eye | Churchill | Count down to the Olympics
9: London's Elite | Millennium Bridge destroyed by "he who shall not be named" (from Harry Potter movie) | This lovely couple were on their way home from the annual benefit to honor those who served in her majesty's military by the Queen at Westminster Abbey. | China Town | National Art Gallery | County Hall on the River Thames
10: 221 b BAKER STREET | Asking directions to Sherlock's led to a free pass into Madam Tussauds by Paul Monagham
12: "Saint Martin in the Field" church in Trafalgar Square, built in 1797 | The only "non" cathedral church in London. THE CHURCH OF THE EVER OPEN DOORS
13: Whipping Post 1572-1837 drunkenness, blasphemy slander, bigamy and petty theft. | Café in the Crypt - Giving new meaning to "The Last Supper"
14: Rathaus Glockenspie Two stories are told daily by 43 bells & 32 life size figures. The top depicts the marriage of the local Duke Whilelm V and a joust in their honor. The bottom a dance from the 1517 plaque to brings fresh vitality to fearful dispositions. | and........ a surprise meet up with Travis who we met on Isle of Aaron | MUNICH
15: Something for everyone. History to Legos and side walk art.
16: Prisoners were forced to pass through this gate with the inscription: "Work Brings Freedom" | Dachau
17: Punishment and death for being different | The first Natzi Concentration Camp in Germany
18: OCTOBERFEST !
19: Beer, beer, & more beer. Show your love with giant cookies, wear Drindle's and Lederhosen, new friends, from Sweden. And did I mention Beer?
20: AMSTERDAM | Has : over 1 million bikes but only 820, 654 population, over 300 coffee shops which can legally sell up to 5 grams of soft drugs to each person. 40 museums, from famous painters to the history of sex and marijuana, around a thousand original still working windmills, over 2400 families living on houseboats full time. AND it is built entirely on piles, huge stakes driven into the ground. Central station has 6000 of them keeping it up.
21: The Hotel Tamara 3 flights of narrow stairs to our beautiful room.
22: Craig, there is no escaping them. | Interesting architecture
23: Artifacts from Geelvinck Henlopen House (Dutch E & W India Trading Co.) | Shopping and sight seeing
24: Famous Flower Market and life on the canals.
26: Old Holland
27: This is the way we make the shoes, make the shoes, make the shoes.
28: THE KITCHEN
29: Largest floating Chinese restaurant in the world, and beautiful gardens.
30: Dave's Coffee Shop Our first stop every morning. A nice guy living his dream. Coffee = coffee and danish Koffee = coffee and soft drugs. (Marijuana & Hash)
31: Snacks and Sweets everywhere you look. Iced waffles a Dutch favorite. They even have the old fashion food automate!
32: The organ was build in1655. It took 10 years. The decoration illustrates the harmony of the Universe.
33: Oude Kerk (Old Church) 800 years old Amsterdam's Oldest building
34: 2011 Warden fashion designer, Mart Visser presented wedding dresses from the top designers in Amsterdam. Filling th church with nude mannequins and stunning dresses. The one top right was made from folded paper.
35: CENSORED | enter @ own risk