we walked up the Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower, Paris France. Went to the top at dusk in 2007 and watched the sun set. The tower is spectacular at night especially when it flashes with white lights each hour. It looks like a diamond sparkling!

The Louvre

The Louvre Museum Paris France The Musée du Louvre or the Louvre Museum or The Louvre is one of the World's Largest Museums, and a significant monument.

Edelweiss Lodge and Resort in Germany. gorgggggeous!

Edelweiss Lodge & Resort - Garmisch, Germany This Armed Forces Recreation Center is located in the Bavarian Alps, just 56 miles from Munich, Germany and 34 miles from Innsbruck, Austria.

padlock bridge in Paris! Sam and I put a lock on it when we were there :)

padlock bridge in Paris! Sam and I put a lock on it when we were there :)

Hohenschwangau Castle! Located in southwestern Bavaria, Germany which is right next to Austria.  The other castle in the area is the castle that the Disney castle is modeled after :)

Schloss Hohenschwangau (Hohenschwangau Castle), Hohenschwangau, near the town of Füssen, part of the county of Ostallgäu in southwestern Bavaria, Germany

Notre Dame

Notre Dame

Dachau concentration camp- very very moving.

The famous motto from the gate at Auschwitz "Work makes you free" were actually taken from the gate at Dachau - the first concentration camp in Germany. The camp was opened in 1933 and was used as a forced labor camp for political prisoners.