On the way to London, England.
Family photo in front of the Buckingham palace in London.
The Buckingham Palace has been the official home of the UK’s sovereigns since 1837, and today is the administrative head quarters for the Monarch.
The beautiful gates of the Buckingham palace.
The Big Ben clock tower.
The bell inside the tower weighs more than 13 tons.
Westminster Abbey. The abbey has been a coronation church since 1066, and is the final resting place of the seventeen Monarchs.
The view from the top of the Dover Castle in Kent, England.
Historic cemetery in England.
Getting on the Disney Magic Cruise ship.
The pool on the ship with the huge TV always playing Disney classics. Such a fun place to hang with the family, get some food, relax, and enjoy.
We spent the day in Newcastle, England.
Sandwich with crispy fries at the pub.
Ruins in Newcastle, England, Surrounded by greenery and the ocean.
Our family sate room on the ship. With bunk beds that lower from the stowage in the ceiling.
Next port, Edinburgh, Scotland. We had amazing food at highly rated Jamie Oliver restaurant.
Fried 4 Cheese Ravioli with home-made spaghetti sauce.
City hall. Edinburgh, Scotland.
Of course there is always time for a latte break.
Me in front of the Breathtaking Edinburgh Castle.
Family Picture in front of the castle in Edinburgh. No fairytale castle, this is the real deal, growing on top of volcanic rock.
The view from the walls of the castle. The Edinburgh Castle occupies the summit of an ancient plug of volcanic rock towering 260ft or 80m above the city of Edinburgh, and is visible for tens of miles in every direction.
Horse drawn Carriage, In the fairytale land of Greenock, Scotland.
Next port, The Island of Guernsey. We visited Victor Hugo’s Home. For fourteen years, Hauteville House was home to famous French writer Victor Hugo, during his time in exile from France. Hugo spent his time there writing his masterpieces, as well as personally decorating the house.
The garden of Victor Hugo’s Home.
The view of our Cruise ship from Guernsey.
Castle Cornet,Guernsey. incredible 800 year old castle. There are four historic gardens within the castle walls, lovingly tended by the castle Keepers who keep them free from weeds, dead-headed and watered daily.
Victor Hugo’s front entrance. (Hauteville Home)
The dreamy carousel, in St. Tropez. Built in 1900
A cute bed and breakfast in the quaint town of St. Tropez, France.
The harbor, of Le Harve, France
My favorite dish, Steak tartare with french fries.
The beautiful town of Le Havre, covered with flowers and fountains as far as you can see.
Fireworks over Liverpool, England. The home of the Beatles.
Rainy Liverpool, Truly a beautiful city.
Next port, Inverness, Scotland. We visited the Macallen scotch refinery.
We took a tour of their scotch making facilities, and my parents tasted the scotch. Such a fun experience seeing how the make the scotch from scratch.
We visited the Loch Ness, sadly we didn’t see Nessie, hopefully we catch a quick hello next time.