These Are a Few of My Favorite Scenes: 2018

During the eight months that we traveled in Europe during 2018 we’ve taken thousands of photos. As you might expect, we have a lot of pictures of cathedrals, monuments, and palaces. But those aren’t the pictures that I find myself going back to repeatedly. It’s the slice of life photos, the unexpected scenes, that really speak to me. I hope you enjoy these photos as well.

Super sweet cat on Isle de St. Louis, Paris, France

 

Cooling off on a hot day in Place Kleber, the main square in Strasbourg, France

 

Students learning English at Notre Dame Cathedral, Strasbourg, France

 

Celebrating the World Cup win in Strasbourg, France

 

One pair of very tired shoes

 

Charming street art in Lisbon, Portugal

 

Tables in the Plaza Real, Barcelona, Spain

 

Along the Seine, Paris, France

 

Bike at the Memory Restaurant in Plovdiv, Bulgaria

 

A curious cat in Faro, Portugal

 

The Seagull, a romantic restaurant overlooking the Black Sea

 

A new friend at Quinta de Regalaria, Sintra, Portugal

 

Hedgie 1 on the St. Martin Canal, Paris, France

 

Domaine de Marie Antoinette, Versailles, France

 

Shakespeare and Company English language bookstore, Paris, France

 

Boot shine, Seville, Spain

 

A cafe near the cruise ship docks in Funchal, Madeira Island, Portugal

 

A bachelor party in Sitges, Spain

Then there are the pictures I can only carry in my memory. The ones that got away like the two slim, blue suited men sharing one scooter on a Paris street at midday. Or the adorable young woman merrily riding her bike through the streets of Strasbourg unaware that the back of her dress was flipping up and down in the wind, showing her modest undies. Sometimes the camera just isn’t fast enough.

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