|The 6 Bells pub in Kidlington, where we spent most of our free time enjoying the English pub scene!||The Hampden Manor which housed 15 of us in Kidlington about 10 miles south of Oxford.||Mom (Julie) and me in front of London Tower. You can see Tower Bridge in the background.||A panoramic view of Big Ben and Parliament in London. A double decker bus is in the foreground.||The outside of Westminster Abbey in London, where many monarchs and royals are buried.||Breath taking view of the unique White Cliffs of Dover on the English Channel in the southeast of England.||Although its exact purpose isn't known, Stonehenge is one of the most popular attractions in England.|
|Canal Grande in Venice in the early morning filled with water taxis and gondolas.||Water taxis go under the world famous Rialto Bridge on the Canal Grande in Venice.||Numerous Gondolas on the Adriatic Sea in Venice docked near St. Mark's Square .||Pope John Paul II performs mass every Wednesday in St. Peter's Square.||A view of some of the artwork inside St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City.||A view of the unique St. Mark's Basilica in St. Mark's Square in Venice.||This is the outside of the Colosseum in Rome where the famous gladiators did battle.|
|The majestic Arc de Triomphe on the world famous Champs d'Elysses in Paris.||The reflecting pool at the American Cemetery in Normandy, just miles from Omaha Beach.||The Sacre Coeur Basilica sits atop a majestic hill and overlooks all of Paris.||The breathtaking view of Paris from the highest observation deck of the Eiffel Tower.||The Eiffel Tower illuminates the night sky and boasted a countdown to the millennium.||The Gothic architecture of Notre Dame (unfortunately under construction) in Paris.||This is the house where Anne Frank and her family hid in Amsterdam during WW II.|
|The outside gate at the Guinness Brewery in downtown Dublin, Ireland.||My friend Jen and I in the hills hear Howth, Ireland overlooking the Irish Sea.||Tynecastle, home to Scottish Premier League team Hearts of Midlothian.||Edinburgh Castle in Scotland, home to the crown jewels and Royal apartments.||A view of boats in Cardiff Bay, without water due to construction of a bridge.|
|The beautiful and ancient Acropolis and its famed columns in Athens.||Me sitting in the "bleachers" of the original Olympic Stadium in Athens.||The Royal Palace in Stockholm, Sweden home of King Carl Gustaf XVI.||Norway's official Royal Palace in Oslo, home of King Harald V and his family.|
All pictures taken by D. Nathan Baliva in 1999
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