Euro Trip – Day 8

Amsterdam at Night (BW) On our way to Amsterdam we took a Rhine River Cruise from St. Goar to Boppard. It was a short boat tour where in from the deck we are able to view some of the castles near the area. It was extremely windy and cold at the deck. It takes a…

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Euro Trip Day 7

Ich hab’ mein Herz in Heidelberg verloren It’s the song our tour guide in Heidelberg sang to us before she bade goodbye. Earlier that day we stopped by at the Rhine Falls. It’s like Europe’s Niagara Falls. It’s the largest waterfall in the continent. We took a couple of staple tourist shots with the Rhine…

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Euro Trip – Day 6

I look ridiculous. But it’s not everyday I get to lie down on a mountain of snow. Going to Mt. Titlis was the highlight of the day. The peak was about 10,000 feet above the ground and to reach it had to ride about 3 different cable cars. During our first ride we met a…

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Euro Trip – Day 5

We stayed at Innsbruck, Austria for the night. We woke up to a very cold weather. The sky was dark. Compared to Italy it was gloomier in Austria. While having breakfast our group noticed that it was snowing outside. IT WAS SNOWING OUTSIDE! IT WAS SNOWING OUTSIDE AND IT WAS APRIL! Our tour leader told…

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Euro Trip – Day 4

We left the hotel early to catch our 8:15 boat ride to Venice. When we arrived in the city there were barely any people yet, a few souvenir stands here and there. We went to Piazza San Marco to meet with our guide. (unfortunately I don’t remember her name) She told us all about the…

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Euro Trip – Day 3

Day three is our first of many long hour bus rides. From Rome weโ€™re going to Venice which was a good six hour drive. As a side trip weโ€™re stopping over at Pisa. Pisa is famous for the Leaning Tower. We took a couple of shots with it on the background before it started drizzling.…

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Euro Trip – Day 2

Vatican and then more Rome. We left our hotel early and went to Vatican. It was a cold morning. I was bundled up in my mother black Mango jacket and a gray scarf. We were given an audio set for our tour of the museum. The tour guides weren’t allowed to raise their voices so…

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Euro Trip – Day 1 “All Roads Lead to Rome”

This is probably the first and last time that my travel entry will have a proper title. After almost a day’s worth of travelling we arrived in Rome at around 4 in the afternoon. We boarded our bus and was immediately on for a city tour. I started taking pictures right away. I wanted to…

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