Monday, March 23, 2009

I'M BACK !!!!

    Here are some pictures of the trip , even on a shoe string budget the world is beautiful !
 The view from Katherine chalet in Switzerland
       St. Prez little town close to Lausanne
     Katherine, Tiffany and I in a beautiful cafe on the Piazza San Marco 
        Taking pictures here is so easy everything is beautiful
        Tiffany showing how narrow the streets are in Venice !
           Chateau d'oex, Switzerland
       Chateau d'Oex Tiffany and I eating a cheese Fondue ,Yummy !
          Versailles, in the beautiful mirror ballroom
               Eiffel Tower - what can I say !
                 Montmartre artist's and Sacre Coeur
                                                   
     The Eiffel Tower illuminated at night on the hour with twinkle lights, amazing !
      Adebanji and Tiffany in the Eye above London what a view (Thanks Edward)
                        London here we are !!!!
                     Adebanji hearing the latest songs on Tiffany's ipod !
Hello everyone,
 Thank you all for the comments you left which I did not have the possibility to reply at the time, so this is it. You are all very much appreciated, HUGS to all.

The last 2 weeks were amazing . We had incredible guides, ADEBANJI for one in London. I was so surprised to see so many pictures of us on his blog , that's so funny. 
He is so nice. It was great experiencing London with him and meeting his lovely wife and full of energy Josh. I can see why he draws him , his expressions are precious. I can't wait to see the future drawing when his sister joins him.
After was Paris, on our own. Then Switzerland, Geneva and the area. My best girlfriend there KATHERINE drove us everywhere. 
Then she joined us to go to Venice, Italy. She was the guide there and her invaluable knowledge of the city was great. we only got lost ounce ! not really...
By the way one of the prayers I did was asking for nice weather, cold Ok but no rain or snow. There was really bad weather before we arrived. We had rain ounce when we were in a bus with Adebanji when we got off it was finished and as were leaving Venice to go back to London and back home it starts to rain, Ha ! Thank you God.  
What an amazing trip, I had forgotten how much more European walk. I think I could do a half marathon now. (walking of course !)
I will post later sketches.

24 comments:

Sheila said...

Holey Toledo! What a wonderful trip that was! I'm green with envy but so happy for you and your beautiful daughter! Welcome back! We all missed you!

dominique eichi said...

Thanks Sheila, I missed you too, now I have to catch up with everyone work on the blogs !!!

adebanji said...

You and Tiffany remain members of my family- blood, flesh, spirit, soul and body-I have missed you so badly!

Lots to say but still busy, hope to get down to commuincating with you soon!

You must have a had a wonderful time!!!

Paintings by Irit Bourla said...

Thanks for sharing this wonderful pics.
Good to have you back.

dominique eichi said...

My brother Adebanji it's so nice to have family now in England,
Yes the time we had was wonderful especially thanks to you. Now that i'm back I have to work on so many things.
Thanks for the message sorry i did not have the time back in London on the return, we almost missed our plane. but all ends well just a bit tired. : )

dominique eichi said...

Irit, your friendship is precious thanks for leaving your message .

Carol Horzempa said...

I really enjoy seeing photos of your London and European vacation. How wonderful to meet Adebanji and have your best friend as a guide. Glad you got back safe and sound. Looking forward to seeing your sketches.

Vern Schwarz said...

Dominique, welcome back. I am so happy to hear that you had such a wonderful time. This was a trip that I'm sure many of us would love to take. I enjoyed Adebanji's pictures and now yours.

r garriott said...

Missed you! Glad you had a great trip!

dominique eichi said...

Carol , thank you so much I will be posting them soon.

dominique eichi said...

Vern , your here that makes me happy, hey your face changed a bit your have more hair !!! and your nose looks cold.

dominique eichi said...

R........ thank you It's make me feel special.

Edward Burton said...

Welcome back, Dominique! GREAT photos - looks like you had a wonderful time! I see that you went to the famous Cafe Florian in Venice - how did you like the potato chips and olives? Wasn't the view from The London Eye Amazing! Looking forward to the artwork inspired by your trip!

Nancy Standlee said...

Thanks for your visit to my blog and you have some great photos.

dominique eichi said...

Thanks to you Adebanji Tiffany and I had a great time on the eye. The cafe on the Piazza San Marco was so beautiful. Did you go see the 4 horses at the Piazza inside the church the 4 outside are for show they were mesmerizing.We had such a good time ,fast though.

dominique eichi said...

Thanks Nancy, I love you work.

Joan Sicignano Artist said...

Welcome back. Your pictures are wonderful. What a great trip.

dominique eichi said...

Thank you Joan. I did have a good time.

Angela Elledge said...

Welcome back, Dominique! What a wonderful trip to share with your daughter, thank you for posting the beautiful pictures and sharing your adventure with us!

dominique eichi said...

Thanks Angela. Yes sharing with my daughter her origins from my side was my goal. It was so nice. Thanks for stopping by.

James Parker said...

Wow, Dominique...fantastic photos and a great story. Welcome back.

dominique eichi said...

THanks James, I can't wait to meet you when you get in the states !

Candy Barr said...

fabulous to see all the wondrous spots you visited..; and how great to be with your gorgeous daughter Tiffany on the trip. What a lovely memorable time together that you will always CHERISH! I know we will see some influences of this trip in drawings and paintings to come!!^@#!@#~Welcome back.

dominique eichi said...

Thanks Candy , There's already a few on Dancing Strokes my sketch blog