Wednesday, July 31, 2013


Day 6
Venice (ItalianVenezia ) is a city in northeastern Italy sited on a group of 118 small islands separated by canals and linked by bridges.

Rome..Vatican City or Vatican City State, is a landlocked sovereign city-state whose territory consists of a walled enclave within the city of Rome. It has an area of approximately 44 hectares (110 acres), and a population of just over 800.

 The Colosseum or Coliseum, also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre is an elliptical amphitheatre in the centre of the city of RomeItaly. Built of concrete and stone, it was the largest amphitheatre of the Roman Empire, and is considered one of the greatest works of Roman architecture and engineering.

 The Fontana di Trevi - or trevi fountain in English -is a fountain in Rome, Italy. It is the largest
Baroque fountain in the city and the most beautiful in the world.
Pisa is a city in TuscanyCentral Italy, on the right bank of the mouth of the River Arno on the Tyrrhenian Sea. It is the capital city of the Province of Pisa.
 The belltower of the Cathedral, known as "the leaning Tower of Pisa", is the most famous image of the city, it is one of many works of art and architecture in the city's Piazza del Duomo, also known, since the 20th century, as Piazza dei Miracoli (Square of Miracles), to the north of the old town center.

Germany and Austria

Day 3.
27 May 2013, we  head south east crossing into Germany today.Our destination is the  Heidelberg Castle.Coming to Germany made me remember my long time pen friend Heike Muller.
Heidelberg is a city in the region Rhein-Neckar in the state of Baden-Württemberg in the Federal Republic of Germany. Heidelberg lies on the River Neckar in a steep valley in the Odenwald.

Füssen is a town in BavariaGermany, in the district of Ostallgäu, situated 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) north from the Austrian border. 
Neuschwanstein Castle (GermanSchloss Neuschwansteinpronounced [nɔʏˈʃvaːnʃtaɪn], English: New Swanstone Castle) is a 19th-centuryRomanesque Revival palace on a rugged hill above the village of Hohenschwangau near Füssen in southwest BavariaGermany. The palace was commissioned by Ludwig II of Bavaria 

Innsbruck, Austria
Innsbruck is the provincial capital of Tyrol and the fifth largest city in Austria. 

 the golden roof....


 The Bergisel Ski Jump, towering above the Bergiselschanze hill is a redesigned, spectacular ski jump created by architect Zaha Hadid.