Europe: Summer 2001


England:
Piccadilly Circus in downtown London
Speakers' Corner in Hyde Park
Portobello Road, a famous market in Notting Hill
London's Houses of Parliament
Westminster Abbey
Big Ben
View of London from the top of St. Paul's Cathedral
Adrianna and me on the top of St. Paul's
Goran Ivanisevic, eventual Wimbledon 2001 Champion
Yelena Dokic, an up-and-coming female tennis star
Todd Martin mid-serve
The famed Cambridge University
"Punting" with Wendy and Kathryn in Cambridge
Brighton Beach, south of London
A "Don't Litter" display in Bath
Stonehenge

Wales:
Farmland in Wales
James, Christina, Kathryn, me, Adrianna, & Jen letting loose
Our unique experience with ancient Roman toilets
The last castle we visited in Wales
Matt & me in an old castle
Beautiful view of the Irish Sea

Ireland:
The first known Celtic Cross, outside Dublin
A castle in Dublin
St. Patrick's Cathedral in Dublin
St. James' Gate-Guinness Brewery
Sunset in Dublin
Killiney, home of Bono and Enya
Loch Guinness, owned by the Guinness family

France:
The Arc de Triunfe along the Champs d'Elysee in Paris
A Monet painting in the Musee d'Orsay
My favorite artist, Renoir
A view of the Moulin Rouge
The famous "Rose Window" in the Notre Dame cathedral
Michelangelo's Venus de Milo in the Louvre
Da Vinci's Mona Lisa
The Sacre Coeur church, my favorite in Europe

Switzerland:
An Alpine valley near Gimmelwald
Me hiking in the Swiss Alps

Spain:
Retiro Park in Madrid
View from the top of Olympic Hill in Barcelona
Same view from the bottom of the hill
El Catedral in Barcelona
Gaudi's unfinished Sagrada Familia church in Barcelona

 


Italy:
Trevi Fountain in Rome
Vatican City, smallest country in the world
Me in the Colosseum
An external view of the Colosseum
Ponte Vecchio in Florence
Statue in downtown Florence
Venetian gondolas, anyone?

Austria:
Schonbrunn Palace in Vienna
The Schonbrunn Palace gardens
Johann Strauss in Vienna's Stadtpark
A lovely view of Salzburg
The church where Maria marries Mr. Von Trapp
Me tobogganing in Salzburg
The estate used in "The Sound of Music"
The famous gazebo from "The Sound of Music"

Germany:
Checkpoint Charlie
The only remaining part of the Berlin Wall
Berlin's own mascot, the bear
A shell remaining from WWII

The Netherlands:
Statue of Anne Frank just outside her house
Westerkerk Church, near the Anne Frank house
A beautiful canal in Amsterdam

Belgium:
Lovely pond in Brugge
Me on a canal tour in Brugge
Brugge, home of the best chocolate in the world
Venice isn't the only place famous for its canals