Vacation

European Vacation Day 21 Paris, France

Today we departed Rome and returned to Paris for one more day & night of sightseeing before we return home tomorrow night. We checked into our hotel and walked around the surrounding area and then went to sleep.

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Goodbye Rome, I had a wonderful time here and I will miss you. Someday I will return to spend more time getting to know you better.
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We walked up to see the Moulin Rouge which was about 5 minutes away from our hotel room.
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The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus is three blocks up, we will visit this church tomorrow.

 

European Vacation Day 19 Rome, Italy

Today we checked in to a new hotel in Rome. we visited the Vatican and saw the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica. Impressive!

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My ticket for the Vatican Museum.
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The holy grail of my trip…the ONE AND ONLY Sistine Chapel by Michaelangelo.
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The alter of the Sistine Chapel.
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The Vatican.
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St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican.
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Michaelangelo’s Pieta inside St. Peter’s Basilica.

European Vacation Day 12 Prague, Czech Republic

Today we went on a walking tour of Prague. We visited the Astronomical Clock, walked across the Charles Bridge, St. Vitus Cathedral and the Prague Castle.

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The Absynthe Bar on the 1st floor of our apartment.
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The world-famous Astronomical Clock.
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Absynthe spoon collection.
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Absynthe.
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Close-up of the Astronomical Clock.
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The Charles Bridge.
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The Prague Castle.
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Exterior of the St. Vitus Cathedral.
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The entrance to the St. Vitus Cathedral.
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Inside the St. Vitus Cathedral.
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Another interesting Absynthe place in the town square.