HKDay0546: Florence and Rome!

Started the day going to Basicilica of Saint Mary of The Flower and saw the David’s statue from David and Goliath!!! Always an inspiration for me to remeber not to be afraid to take on someone bigger, stronger than i am.

Florence!!!

Florence!!!

Statue of Dante, marking the beginning of the French Revolution

Statue of Dante, marking the beginning of the French Revolution

Basicilica of Saint Mary of The Flower

Basicilica of Saint Mary of The Flower

Basicilica of Saint Mary of The Flower

Basicilica of Saint Mary of The Flower

I finally get to meet David!!!  Inspired by David and Goliath! Not to be afraid to take down people bigger, stronger than you are.    Statue by Michelangelo shows him in position to use the sling against Goliath!

I finally get to meet David!!! Inspired by David and Goliath! Not to be afraid to take down people bigger, stronger than you are. Statue by Michelangelo shows him in position to use the sling against Goliath!

Another shot of David in wide angle lens

Another shot of David in wide angle lens

Once in a lifetime visit to the Vatican!!!

Once in a lifetime visit to the Vatican!!!


Making 3 wishes at the wishing fountain!!!

Making 3 wishes at the wishing fountain!!!


Italian Gelato!!!

Italian Gelato!!!


Visiting the colosseum!!!

Visiting the colosseum!!!

Visiting the colosseum!!!

Visiting the colosseum!!!

HKDay0545: Venice!!!

Reached Italy late last night and am going to Venice today! Going to try their squid ink spaghetti for lunch too!!! Then off to leaning tower of Pisa before heading to hotel for a rest for tomorrow!

Exploring Venice!!!

Exploring Venice!!!

Exploring Venice!!!

Exploring Venice!!!

Exploring Venice!!!

Exploring Venice!!!

Marco Polo Square!!!

Marco Polo Square!!!

Exploring Venice on a Gondola!!!

Exploring Venice on a Gondola!!!

Exploring Venice on a Gondola!!!

Exploring Venice on a Gondola!!!

Exploring Venice on a Gondola!!!

Exploring Venice on a Gondola!!!

Glass making factory tour!!!

Glass making factory tour!!!

Exploring Canal Grande on a yacht!

Exploring Canal Grande on a yacht!

Squid ink spaghetti lunch!!!

Squid ink spaghetti lunch!!!

Leaning tower of Pisa!!!

Leaning tower of Pisa!!!


Leaning tower of Pisa!!!

Leaning tower of Pisa!!!


Leaning tower of Pisa!!!

Leaning tower of Pisa!!!

HKDay0544: Exploring Germany!

Started the day with good breakfast and went to new Swanstone castle in Germany and then pork knuckles lunch!!! Super huge portion! After lunch we explored the goldenes dachl of Innsbruck, Austria, before heading to Venice in Italy. Long day.

New Swanstone Castle!!!

New Swanstone Castle!!!

New Swanstone Castle!!!

New Swanstone Castle!!!

Horse carriage ride!!!

Horse carriage ride!!!

Awesome place and awesome ambience for pork knuckles!!! =)

Awesome place and awesome ambience for pork knuckles!!! =)

Awesome place and awesome ambience for pork knuckles!!! =)

Awesome place and awesome ambience for pork knuckles!!! =)

Awesome place and awesome ambience for pork knuckles!!! =)

Awesome place and awesome ambience for pork knuckles!!! =)


Goldenes Dachl, Austria

Goldenes Dachl, Austria

Exploring street busking along Goldenes Dachl!!!

Exploring street busking along Goldenes Dachl!!!

Exploring street busking along Goldenes Dachl!!!

Exploring street busking along Goldenes Dachl!!!

Exploring street along Goldenes Dachl!!!

Exploring street along Goldenes Dachl!!!

HKDay0543: On the way to Germany!

Today we are going to Germany and going Interlaken and Lucerne. Also passed through Liechtenstein!!! Really miss Switzerland!!!

A view i could get used to!!!

A view i could get used to!!!

Breakfast!!!

Breakfast!!!

On the way to Interlaken

On the way to Interlaken

Interlaken town sight seeing!!!

Interlaken town sight seeing!!!

Interlaken town sight seeing!!!

Interlaken town sight seeing!!!

Interlaken town sight seeing!!!

Interlaken town sight seeing!!!

Interlaken town sight seeing!!!

Interlaken town sight seeing!!!

Exploring Lucerne!!!

Exploring Lucerne!!!

Exploring Lucerne!!!

Exploring Lucerne!!!

Exploring Lucerne!!!

Exploring Lucerne!!!

Exploring Lucerne!!!

Exploring Lucerne!!!

Exploring Lucerne!!!

Exploring Lucerne!!!

Swans!!!

Swans!!!

Exploring Lucerne!!!

Exploring Lucerne!!!

Exploring Lucerne!!!

Exploring Lucerne!!!

I found a Swan nest!!!

I found a Swan nest!!!

Swan and duck feeding!!!

Swan and duck feeding!!!

The Lion of Lucerne, Lion Monument.

The Lion of Lucerne, Lion Monument.

Liechtenstein!!!

Liechtenstein!!!

Liechtenstein!!!

Liechtenstein!!!

Dinner here!

Dinner here!


Exploring streets of Fussen, Germany

Exploring streets of Fussen, Germany

Exploring streets of Fussen, Germany

Exploring streets of Fussen, Germany

HKDay542: To Switzerland Jungfrau 少女峰!

On the way from France to Switzerland’s famous Jungfrau 少女峰! 

Starting off with huge breakfast since lunch will be very late!

Starting off with huge breakfast since lunch will be very late!

After 5-6 hours... nearing the mountains...

After 5-6 hours… nearing the mountains…

Awesome view!!!

Awesome view!!!

Awesome view!!!

Awesome view!!!


Lunch here

Lunch here

Touring Jungfrau!!!

Touring Jungfrau!!!


Touring Jungfrau!!!

Touring Jungfrau!!!


Ice palace!

Ice palace!


So nice and rainy!!!

So nice and rainy!!!


On the streets of Switzerland!!!

On the streets of Switzerland!!!


Room is awesome with view of the Alps!!!

Room is awesome with view of the Alps!!!


Room is awesome with view of the Alps!!!

Room is awesome with view of the Alps!!!


Dinner is Cheese Fondue and Rostti!!!

Dinner is Cheese Fondue and Rostti!!!

HKDay0540: Paris day 2

Started the day with a hearty breakfast! Then its off to visits starting with Chateau de versailles or a very beautiful palace for kings like Louis XIV. Then its visiting alot of other monuments.

Yum yum in my tum tum!

Yum yum in my tum tum!

Hearty breakfast!

Hearty breakfast!

Visiting king Louis XIV palace!

Visiting king Louis XIV palace!

Chateau de Versailles!

Chateau de Versailles!

The many luxurious rooms and really elaborate ceilings and great halls!

The many luxurious rooms and really elaborate ceilings and great halls!

The many luxurious rooms and really elaborate ceilings and great halls!

The many luxurious rooms and really elaborate ceilings and great halls!

The many luxurious rooms and really elaborate ceilings and great halls!

The many luxurious rooms and really elaborate ceilings and great halls!

The many luxurious rooms and really elaborate ceilings and great halls!

The many luxurious rooms and really elaborate ceilings and great halls!

The many luxurious rooms and really elaborate ceilings and great halls!

The many luxurious rooms and really elaborate ceilings and great halls!

Triumphal arch

Triumphal arch

Victory road! Can you see the arch?

Victory road! Can you see the arch?

Notre Dame!!!

Notre Dame!!!

Vigil lights inside Notre Dame!!!

Vigil lights inside Notre Dame!!!

Inside Notre Dame!!!

Inside Notre Dame!!!

Seine River

Seine River

Parliament house i think...

Parliament house i think…

HKDay0539: Paris!

First time here with a tour group. No freedom but i dont need to plan too.

At Paris De Gaulle airport

At Paris De Gaulle airport

Downtown Paris!

Downtown Paris!

Entering Montparnasse!

Entering Montparnasse!

Montparnasse building

Montparnasse building

View from top of Montparnasse building!

View from top of Montparnasse building!

Groupshot!

Groupshot!

The Eiffel Tower shot

The Eiffel Tower shot

The Eiffel Tower shot

The Eiffel Tower shot

The Eiffel Tower shot

The Eiffel Tower shot

The glass pyramid!!!

The glass pyramid!!!

The glass pyramid!!!

The glass pyramid!!!

Nice ceiling!!!

Nice ceiling!!!

Seine river cruise!!!

Seine river cruise!!!


Red wine with Foie gras starters

Red wine with Foie gras starters

Dinner at 945pm!

Dinner at 945pm!