Zentral Friedhof

We have wanted to see the big cemetary in Vienna for a long time, so we decided to take mom over to visit it. There is a big church in the middle of the cemetary with a beautiful brightly lit inside. We didn’t take many pictures inside, but as you can see, Elora really liked…

Mom’s Visit to Vienna – Schonbrunn

My mom has come to Vienna for a couple weeks and we started our visit by a day at the Schonbrunn. Elora insisted that the first thing we needed to show Grandma was the maze. So we bought my mom the ticket that would allow her to see all the attractions on the grounds, and…

British Museum

The British Museum is absolutely huge, and has a really amazing collection of artifacts. I was so excited to go and see it, and Elora was in absolute heaven with so many neat things to look at. The best part were these small rooms where the walls were covered in carved murals. Oliver liked it…

London Museum Day

In London, most of the big museums are free. And the kids love museums, so we were pretty happy about this. Here’s Oliver at the Science Museum (right across the street from the LDS church actually). He was excited about all the cars and was happily pointing at them saying, “Ride Corwa” (to get the…

Prague Day 2

We started the day by crossing the Charles Bridge to the side of Prague with the castle and parliament buildings. The city of Prague is so impressive with these medieval towers everywhere. It must have looked amazing a few hundred years ago when there were even more towers. There used to be hundreds of them,…

Schonbrunn Palace and Easter Market w/ Amy and Amanda

Since the Schonbrunn Palace is close to our apartment it was the first touristy thing we took Amy and Amanda to do. The palace is huge with 1000 rooms and the grounds cover 500 acres. The tour we took only visited about 10 rooms, so there’s obviously a lot we commoners never get to see!…