We’ve been home a little over 24 hours and my head is still spinning. The trip was absolutely incredible. We loved every single second of it. The cities, the sights, the people, the food, everything. I can’t even come up with any words that do it justice. Plus, I’m exhausted and not thinking straight just yet. I’ll write more about it later, but I wanted to share pictures asap. I’ll include some captions to tell part of the story.
We took over 1,200 pictures so it was VERY hard to pick. If we are Facebook friends, you can check out more photos there.
Quick notes- Petra, it was so great to spend the day with you. Thank you so much for putting up with my hangover, for being in charge of the map for the whole day, and for providing such valuable advice on all that big life stuff. You are an incredible friend. I can’t wait to come to London soon!!
Ewen, I can’t believe we missed you!!! I didn’t see your message until we got back. I would have LOVED to meet you and have a beer. I’m heartbroken!! Well, I’m sure we’ll find ourselves on the same continent again someday. :)
Ok, enjoy the pictures!
Monday, Sept 6
Stopped over in Amsterdam for a few hours:
Arriving in Paris:
View from our hotel:
Dinner the first night:
Tuesday, Sept 7
Woke super early due to the time change. First glimpse of Eiffel Tower:
View from top of Pantheon:
Wednesday, Sept 8
Arc de Triumph:
Sacre Coeur Basicila:
Jazz club #1:
Jazz club #2:
Thursday, Sept 9
We took a Barge Tour after Petra left:
Friday, Sept 10- My 30th Birthday!
Run in Luxembourg Garden:
Picnic in Champs de Mars:
Camped out with a bottle of wine to watch the tower light up:
Later that night, birthday dinner out:
Saturday, Sept 11
Last morning in Paris:
Train to Amsterdam:
Red Light District:
Sunday, Sept 13
Last full day in Europe. Started off with a run around Amsterdam:
Then we toured the city in a pedal boat on the canals:
Museum Square. See Zach sitting on the “t”?
Van Gough museum:
Monday, Sept 13
Leaving hotel for the train station at dawn: