Friday, October 6, 2017

Back to school and Prague trip

 This year Ellie began 11th grade.  She started school before any of the other kids.
 We had a solar eclipse this year.

 Mia started third grade and Brooklyn fourth.

 Emma, 8th grade
 Ellie got her license!!  Yay

 Emma danced in the Loveland cornroast parade

 Cute sisters sharing the sunset.
 Kyle and I were lucky to travel with our besties, the Lybberts to the Czech Republic, Austria and Hungary.  This was our first of many turdlos.  They are dough with cinnamon and sugar.We liked it better when the stuffed them with ice cream and chocolate sauce or apple pie filling.
 Prague city square

 Charles bridge

 This was our first of 3 great concerts. 
 Charles bridge in the morning without tourists

 St. Nicholas' bell tower

 Praugue castle
 St. Vitus Cathedral

 Golden lane

 A wander around the neighborhood below the castle

 Our second concert.  Mozart has played this organ

 This is our favorite turdlo place

 A morning walk through Prague is lovely without all the people

 Pinkas synagogue is full of names of Czech jews that died in the Holocaust.

 Spanish synagogue
 Karlstejn castle

 Cesky Krumlov

 We rowed around the town.  We almost got dumped in the river a few times.
 We made it out wet but alive.
 Apple strudel and nockeral class in Salzburg

 This is the garden in sound of music where they ride their bikes through the ivy tunnel


 Hallstatt salt mine

 This is the church in Sound of Music where they get married

 Mauthausen concentration camp

 Melk town and abbey with the most beautiful library and church


 Vienna opera house

 We only had half a day in Vienna so we rented bikes so we could see more quickly

 St. Stephen's Cathedral

 Gyor Hungary



 Great market hall

 New York Cafe

 Buda castle
 chain bridge

 Our last, and best concert

 Szentendre, Hungary