OK. We are on the train to Heidelberg and I will now endeavor to catch up on Paris before we get back into Germany. If it seems strange that we started in Germany and then went to France, just wait, we'll hit France again in a couple of weeks.
Paris was nice, though I will admit that I am glad to be out of the big city. I think Elizabeth will appreciate the smaller towns we stay in more now. I am still not going to write much of a blog as time and internet are in short supply. I will try to make informative (if not brief) captions on the pictures and hope that they will be sufficient to tweak my memory later to complete my journal since I was originally going to use this blog as my journal.
As for the pictures, don't be confused, we're not in Austria (yet). This is Marie Antionette's hamlet in the gardens of Versailles. She had this Disneyesque little village (at least a dozen buildings) built for her to take refuge in whenever palace life got too overwhelming and she became homesick for the Austrian countryside she remembered as a little
Dad & Lizzie's Trip to Europe
The fun and adventure (and struggles) of a father-daughter trip of a lifetime. Although it wasn't planned this way, we are going to Europe (or at least part of it) for three weeks. Germany, France, Austria, and Switzerland by train, boat, bus, car, and funicular. I hope to post a daily journal (that's the goal anyway) and some pictures for everyone back home. If our experiences interest anyone, we are more than happy to have you follow along as well.
For the record, we are planning our trip with the intention of meeting real people and trying to ex... full info