Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Europe Trip, Part 2: What We Saw

The last update went into detail about what Belu and I did in Europe. Today will be largely photos, the prettiest ones I could scrounge up. Click on any photo to embiggen, and I think most of 'em are worth it. Please enjoy!
Puerta del Sol in Madrid

Getting ready to start the day in Plaza Real, Madrid

Roman viaduct in Segovia

Main plaza in Segovia

Segovian street, approaching the viaduct

Cathedral in Segovia

View of the Alhambra in Toledo

Park Güell in Barcelona

A Barcelonan woman awaiting her meat

The interior of La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona

Gracia neighborhood in Barcelona

Our last night in Barcelona featured a better view than we expected, at least for a little while.

Belu in a bustling market in Barcelona

Talking politics at a cafe in the middle of the market

Feeding the birds outside of Notre Dame

Le Trocadero as viewed from the Eiffel Tower

Hospital des Invalides and a lot more of Paris

Street dedicated to Edward VII in Paris

Paris from the Sacré-Cœur

Another bird aficionado in Paris


Playing chess in Geneva

The Grand Canal in Venice

Piazza San Marco in Venice


More Venice

A different view from the gondola

Venice was overrun by short, Asian ladies with sharp elbows and quick camera trigger fingers. But these two seemed nice.

A small canal in Venice

The Arno in Florence

A hazy day in Florence

The cat guarding the staircase to Piazza Michaelangelo

Some amazing clouds rolled through during a stroll through the gardens at Palazio Pitti

St. Peter's Basilica in Rome

Some old friends in Pincio Park.

The Coliseum

The Roman Forum with Monumento a Vittorio Emanuele II in the background

A large-scale take on the Roman Forum

All those travels sure made us tired. This guy, too, apparently. Sweet dreams, everyone!

1 comment:

lahille said...

Quite a Journey. Wishing you many more - together.
El Viejo

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