9.15.2010

Around the World: Europe

I'm making a point to blog more, especially when it comes to traveling, which I enjoy immensely second to photography. Summer came and went and I barely had time to breathe, so let me start at the beginning of summer. Hubby and I had planned a two week trip end of May; first heading out to London for few days to visit his childhood friend then few days in Paris. After that, we headed down to Barcelona to pick up a 7 day Mediterranean cruise hitting places like Monte Carlo, Florence/Pisa, Rome, Naples, and Palma. I must admit that it was one tiring trip, but I'm glad we were able to go before life got too busy.

First up, London
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These elephants were spotted all around London to be auctioned
off to help save Asian Elephants from becoming extinct
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Next up, Paris
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Lastly, NCL cruise
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Apparently, this foot was famous and the tour guide told us
to pose with it, so hubby happily volunteered. =P
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Some highlights from the trip, Paris was a must-go again for us especially when the euro dollars were so cheap as well as Rome. Going on a cruise saved us alot on hotel costs and we were able to hit alot of cities within short period of time. However, since we only had a day to visit each city, it wasn't enough for us especially ones as big as Rome. To add to that, we went on a national holiday in Rome, so were not able to go into the Colloseum or had time for the Sistine Chapel - both very important places that I wanted to hit up. Ah well, there's always next time for sure. Hope you enjoyed and I apologize for any photo overload. =)

8 comments:

Stefani Chung said... [Reply]

wow! incredible! your so lucky you got to get out of the country! hehe! TAKEMEWITHYOUNEXTTIME! ;D
But yes~ BLOG MORE! cause i love to read and see!

Melanie said... [Reply]

hehe.. thx girl!! we should totally do a photog trip and just be snap happy! =D

Calia Yang said... [Reply]

MEL!!! gorgeous photos and my heart sank when i saw all of the paris pictures...lived about an hour away from paris - was there til i was 8 and then to the states we came!! ^_^

Thanks for sharing such beautiful pictures!

wuguimei said... [Reply]

Ah, you're so lucky to go so many places in Europe!

MeiBelle said... [Reply]

these photos are amazing!! It looks like you had a blast!

Melanie said... [Reply]

had a blast and can't wait to go back. thx girls! =)

Dina (XYYan) said... [Reply]

Your pics are really beautiful!! I want to visit Europe too :D

Melanie said... [Reply]

have to go at least once! worth the experience =)

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