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Trip to Prague through Germany

Gday everybody,Here are a lot of great photos from our recent trip from Belgium to Prague and back.We drove about 2400kms in total through Luxembourg,Germany and the Czech Republic luckily there was only light snow so our trip wasn't interupted.Also i have added some photos of snow here we had around late january in Antwerp Belgium where i'm living.Hope you enjoy!
Marjolein and i playing in the snow with a sleigh!
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Marjolein and i playing in the snow with a sleigh!
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Picture i took on a walk of a ww2 bunker in the snow just around the corner from home
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I call this the pathway of life photo! you can go forwards left,right or back we all end up going down some path sooner or later,
but where we end up all depends on the decisions we have already made to get there.
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On the way to prague they spread salt on the road to dissolve the snow
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From a distance the castle of Vianden in Luxembourg
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Vianden castle from the carpark
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Me in front of Vianden castle Luxembourg
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A photo i took in Vianden castle special reflection off the windows
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At the bottom of Vianden village population of 800people very nice and quiet.
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Nice photo to hang on the wall!
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Me in the old roman town gate ruins of Trier in Germany
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Amazing that it still stands after so long and ww2 battles here
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Enjoying a chocolate german milkshake in front of the old roman town gate of Trier Germany
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In the centre of Trier Germany
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Swirlingstaircase in the Grimm brothers house museum Kassel Germany,They wrote all the fairy tales snow white,hans and grettel ect
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Me at the Festung Konigstein castle,Germany
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At Festung Konigstein castle in the snow Germany
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Never see that much in Australia so i took a photo
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In front of Festung Konigstein castle,Germany it's big!
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View of the house when it snowed last in Belgium
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View of the backyard
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If you look closey you can see the biketracks in the snow very slippery
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Our first view of Prague
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Standing on the famous Charles bridge in Prague
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Standing on Charles bridge Prague,Czech Republic
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Me on Charles bridge with Prague castle in the background
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Prague Castle
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Prauge Castle light up for night
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Waiting to see the Astronomical clock chime
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Prague city square near Astronomical clock
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On our way to Prague castle a little bit of snow on the roof
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They say touching it brings luck so i touched it!
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King Brendan in Kassel,Germany
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Watching the carnival parade in Wurzburg Germany everyone dresses up in anything and i mean anything and throws lollys and popcaorn all over the place
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Trying a german beer in a Rudolfstadt,Germany
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In the famous German caves in Saalfeld
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We had to wear these coats
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They call this mountain butter in the 1920s they compressed this into tablets until they found out years later it has a small dose of arsenic in it.
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These caves are in the guiness book of records for most different colours
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A model house there were about 25 made in great detail from the 1750s model museum Rudolfstadt, Germany
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Driving back on the Czech/German border
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A little village on the way back on the Czech/German border
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The Festival hall in the Schloss Heidecksburg castle,Rudolstadt Germany.One of my favorite rooms ever! built in 1745
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Our castle hostel we stayed in Bacharach,Germany
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Nice view of our castle hostel we stayed in Bacharach,Germany
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Our castle hostel we stayed in Bacharach,Germany
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View of the castles courtyard
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London and Christmas in Belgium

London tower bridge
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Me in front of London tower bridge
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Big ben building London
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Holding up the big ben!
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In a telephone box London
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Me in front of Big Benny!
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Busy London before christmas
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Me in Hamleys toy store london just before christmas never seen a shop so big and so busy!
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Buckingham palace London
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On the train to London passing Wembley stadium
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Entrance to Windsor castle
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In courtyard of Windsor castle
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Royal guards of Windsor castle
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Me in front of Hever castle(was the childhoodhome of king henry VIII 2nd wife Anne boleyn)Eric bana's latest movie was filmed there where he plays henry the VIII.
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Me in front of Leeds castle
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Inside Leeds castle
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Looking outside from inside Leeds castle
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In the middle of leeds castle maze
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Found a gravestone from one of my distant ancestors Kent, England
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Dover,England everyone waiting to get on boat! 20kms long never seen that in oz
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On the boat just about to arrive in Dover,England White cliffs in the background
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Pub in London we went too (top food!)
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Sitting in Belgium waiting for christmas dinner
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Saying cheers for christmas
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Showing marjoleins family what christmas crackers(bonbons)are got them from England
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Snow in Belgium

Snowing just before dark

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Jump photo in the snow
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Hit by car in snow!Just joking making a snow angel
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View of ardennen woods in the snow
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Feeling the fresh air in the ardennen
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A random house in a little village in the ardennen
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A really nice picture taken on our walk
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Proud of my moon boots!
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Playing around with the trees full of snow
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Playing around with the trees full of snow 2
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Snowing at home in 's-Gravenwezel belgium look closely you can see the street light shining
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Snowing at home in Belgium backyard
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Snowing at home in backyard other side
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Snowing at home front of house
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Motorcycle that never runs to hot!
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Small village in ardennen snowing alot
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next to our car which was straned in the snow so we walked back an hour to our bed and breakfast in the dark very fun!
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Driving on the highway with snow on the side
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Houfalize little village in sth belgium (Ardennen)
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Paris!

Hi
just been to Paris, here are some photos, enjoy them!

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Arc De Triomphe where they finish the le Tour de France
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The Eiffeltower
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Where Napoleon is burried
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Sacre coeur
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Eating
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Moulin Rouge
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The pyramid of the Louvre
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Mona Lisa
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napoleon appartement
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Bog dinner table of 50 people
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Notre Dam
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jim morrison grave
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hotel de ville
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Venice

Dinning in a 5star restaurant in switzerland
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Standing near the grand canal in Venice
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Venice san marco place flooded
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Standing on a bridge over a canal in Venice
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rialtio bridge venice on grand canal
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catching a ferry on the grand canal venice
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Me in San Marco place venice
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San marco place other side wet!
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Tourists enjoying their time in Venice!
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A table for 2 please with gumboots!
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Dinning on a canal in venice good food
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