Western europe 2013

Day 1: Notre Dame de Paris (Cathedral in Paris, France)

A historic Roman Rite Catholic Marian cathedral on the eastern half of the Île de la Cité in the fourth arrondissement of Paris, France. The cathedral is widely considered to be one of the finest examples of French Gothic architecture and among the largest and most well-known church buildings in the world.

Place: Paris, France (48.8573, 2.3492)

Address: Paris, France

Day 3: Città del Vaticano (Vatican City)

Can't believe that I can stay in the same street with Papa Francesco!

Place: Vatican City (41.904, 12.453)

Day 4: Colosseo

Il Colosseo, originariamente conosciuto come Anfiteatro Flavio o semplicemente come Amphitheatrum, è il più grande anfiteatro del mondo. È situato nel centro della città di Roma.

Place: Truth Gates

Day 5: Venice (Venezia)

A city in northeastern Italy sited on a group of 118 small islands separated by canals and linked by bridges.

Place: Venice, Italy (45.4386, 12.3267)

Address: Venice, Italy

Day 7: The Jungfrau (German: "maiden/virgin")

One of the main summits in the Bernese Alps, situated between the cantons of Valais and Bern in Switzerland. Together with the Eiger and Mönch, the Jungfrau forms a massive wall overlooking the Bernese Oberland and is considered one of the most emblematic sights of the Swiss Alps.

Place: Jungfraujoch / Top of Europe (46.547288961106, 7.9821294701424)

Address: Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

Day 8: Römerberg, Frankfurt

The Römer is a medieval building in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, and one of the city's most important landmarks. It has been the city hall for 600 years.

Place: Frankfurt, Germany (50.1154, 8.6709)

Address: Frankfurt, Germany

Day 9: The Bloemenmarkt 

the world's only floating flower market. Founded in 1862, it is sited in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on Singel between Muntplein and Koningsplein in the city's southern canal belt.

Place: Amsterdam, Netherlands (52.3769, 4.8982)

Address: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Day 10: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Wooden shoes have been popular in the Netherlands for about 700 years. Wooden shoe wearers claim the shoes are warm in winter, cool in summer and provide support for good posture. The wood also absorbs perspiration so that the foot can breathe. Wooden shoes, as icons of Dutch culture, appear in customs such as the practice of young Dutch men presenting their fiancees with a pair of carved wooden shoes.

Place: Amsterdam, Netherlands (52.3769, 4.8982)

Address: Amsterdam, Netherlands