S: Travels to Germany, Switzerland, England, France & Austria June 2011
BC: Stuttgart Airport Goodbye June 30th, 2011
FC: Visiting the Isaksons June 2011
1: June 8, 2011 | On top of the Roman Clock Tower in Haigerloch, Germany w/ town below | Mariel, Kendall, Angela, Grace, Mary and Walter
2: First, we made a stop at the Atomic Cellar in Haigerloch and everyone had a quick look around the museum.
3: Then, we ended up in the clock tower right at noon when the bells began to chime LOUDLY over and over again! | Get out that door quick!!
4: Next, Angela finally found a way around the detour to see Hohenzollern Castle with hot chocolate afterwards.
6: Most terrifying moment: When Gracie was lost. | Rothenburg ob der Tauber
8: Next day, our stop at the Rheinfalls in Switzerland. | We rode one of the yellow boats out to the island next to the falls.
10: Mary and Walter at the Bodensee. | We walked out on Insel Mainau (the flower island). | Friday June 10, 2011
11: Mary, Walter and Angela toured Bebenhausen Monastery. | Sunday June 12, 2011 | Listening to an audio guide
12: London Eye | Plaque in front of the Victoria and Albert Museum | View from atop the London Eye
13: Theater, and dinner by the Tower Bridge | Beefeater tour at the Tour of London, Westminster Abby, Shakespeare Globe
14: Changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace | Walter in front of the Irish State Coach at the Royal Mews
15: British Museum | Elizabeth inside the British Museum | Churchill War Museum
16: Outside the Courtauld Museum at the Somerset House
17: B U S T O U R | Stonehenge | Roman Baths in the town Bath | Church of Bath | The wonderful tour guide, outside Windsor Castle | The queen's favorite residence
18: Kendall Varin and Elizabeth Isakson riding in the London Eye on June 13th, 2011.
19: Cory, Phillip, Angela, Grace and Mariel Isakson with Walter, Kendall Varin, and Mary Steed at the Eiffel Tower Paris, France June 18, 2011
20: Mary and Walter Steed | We took the time to stand in many lines and go all the way to the top of the Eiffel Tower. Walter bought champaign and we all enjoyed the views. | Kendall
21: Angie & Mary | Mariel, Kendall and everyone else looking out from the Eiffel Tower. | Mariel & Kendall
22: Looking tired after trying to follow the horrible audio tour | First we toured the gardens | Versailles, France | Our long, crazy day spend at Versailles with hordes of tourists! | palace at Versailles.
23: Then we toured the Grand Trianon, Marie Antoinette's Estate and then the | palace at Versailles.
24: A visit to the Arc de Triomphe, along with some other snapshots of our time in Paris.
26: Walter, Mary, Kendall and Angela made a visit to the former concentration camp in Dachau. | We rented audio headsets and wandered around the grounds, museum and memorials there.
27: June 25, 2011 Catholic Chapel
29: Munich, Germany! We went up in the town hall tower, caught a Glockenspiel show and then had a traditional Bavarian dinner at the HofBrauHaus.
31: Our time in beautiful Salzburg. After touring Mozart's house, the rain stopped and Kendall, Liz, Mariel and Angela did a Sound of Music tour while the rest did a Salzburg city tour. | In front of Mozart's House, Salzburg, Austria | Kendall & Mariel in a Sound of Music scene
33: Salt Mine tour in Berchtesgaden, Germany. It was fun AND fascinating!!! June 27, 2011
34: Breathtaking views in all directions!!!
35: The Eagle's Nest Obersalzburg, Germany | After the Salt mine tour, we drove up to the Documentation Center, looked at the bunkers and then took the bus to the Eagle's Nest.
36: On the way back home we spent the day driving through Bavaria. First we stopped at the White Church shown here w/ Mariel and Grace. | Then we dropped off Walter, Mary and Kendall to tour King Ludwig's castles: Hohenschwangau and Neuschwanstein while we relaxed and rode the nearby Rodelbahn.