2000 Pictures in Chronological order


With Conny at Biberweir


With Sarah and Conny

Sarah and her admiring parents

Visit from James and Edward Barbour
February 2000

New York skyline from the hotel

Visit to Berne Avenue
March 2000

The old bathroom

The new suite

The Ammer Falls

with Irmgard and the Alpspitz

Central Italy with Pat and Eric Whittle
May 2000

Outside Eric's caravan

Radicofani; decorating the streets with flower petals

With Eric and Pat

Della Robbia Altar

Santa Agata Church, Radicofani

Rocca Fortress

With Eric and Pat in Sienna

Piazza del Campo, Sienna

Santa Maria Assunta, Siena

Piccolomini Library

Orvieto Cathedral

Pozzo di San Patrizio, Orvieto

Cathedral in Chiusi

Cathedral of San Rufino

Düsseldorf: Timothy and Stephen

Cruise to the Faroes and Iceland with Melanie
June 2000

The Multianovskiy, our cruise vessel.
a former Russian Research Vessel

Melanie and Pat on board

Leaving Aberdeen Harbour

A brief stop at North Rona

Attempted excursion: Melanie: centre

Misty and too rough to land

Suderoy, The Faroe Islands

Vagur on Suderoy

Mulanovskiy in the bay

Gull's eggs

First of many puffins



Puffins everywhere

with Fellow travellers

The Mulanovskiy from above

Across the North Atlantic to Iceland

The pilot boat to Hoffn

A fulmar

Pat and Melanie

Looking for a large G&T

Eider Ducks

Artic Terns

Our travel group

Heimay, the Westerman Islands


Volcanic landscpe

Approaching the Multanovskiiy

Sturtsey, formed by a volcanic eruption in 1963

Visit to Tewksbury Abbey
July 2nd 2000

Visit to the Model Steam Rally to see Steam Traction Engines
July 2nd 2000

Model Steam Fairground attraction

The Grand Parade

Nene Valley Railway, Peterborough
July 9th 2000

34081, 92nd Suadron on the Nene Valley Railway



Düsseldorf to visit Sarah and Timothy
July 18th 2000



Orchids and a Fratillary

South West united States
Salt Lake City & Reno
August 2000

Handcart Pioneer Monument

With Bill Stockwell and Gian

with Bill Stockwell

Lake Tahoe

Duck family on Lake Tahoe

The Donner Memorial

Weather Prophet Rock

SW-USA: Canyonlands National Park

Utah Geology Map

Island in the Sky

Neck Spring Trail

Shafer trail ...

... in panorama ...


Arches National Park
10th August 2000



Castle Valley

Moab: Butterflies

Moab: Humming Birds

Our 4-wheel Drive vehicle


Cumbres & Toltec Railroad, Chama, New Mexico

Coaling Depot

Snow Plough

Santa Fe

The Goveneror's Palace


The Santa Fe Opera

The Bandalier National Monument

Aztect Ruins, Aztec NM

Pat ascending the ladder

Emerging on the roof of a Kiva


Roofless Kiva

Ship Rock, New Mexico

Canyon de Chelly National Monument

Monument Valley

Lake Powell Boating

Colorado River

Lees Ferry

Grand Canyon, North Rim

Wildforss Trail

Cape Royal

Escalante National Monument

Lower Calf Creel Falls

With Kerry Kelly in Salt Lake City

Red Bute Gardens

Kerry with Pat

Kerry with Peter & Two Others!


Tortoiseshell Butterfly

Large Tortoiseshell Butterfly


Patricia on the summit, with the Hirschbühel behind

On the summit with the Kramer behind

With the Hoher Fricken to the right, behind

The Kramer

Boating on the Llangollen Canal with Anne and Bill
September 2000

Picking up the boat at Trevor; with Anne & Bill

On the Pontecysyllte Aqueduct

The splenidid acqueduct

Towards Llangollen

Being photographed on the aqueduct

The River Dee from the aqueduct

Crossing the aqueduct

A lifting accomodation bridge

The Chirk Tunnel

The Chirk aqueduct and railway viaduct

Moored not far from Whitchurch


Back through the Chirk Tunnel

Across the River Dee

Bremen Visit
October 2000


The Town Hall

The Cathedral

At the EXPO 2000 in Hannovder

Argentia, 2000
Boating in Tigre with the boys

Charlie and James, with Granddad arriving



Will. James and Charlie

Dad (Michael) with Will



An ancient tree

The Port of Buenos Aires

A walk (6km) in the Tierra del Fuego National Park

Geese on the shore


Buffed Necked Ibis

Cruise from Ushuaia to Punto Arenas

The Terra Austalis; our boat
delivered our luggage before our walk

Departure from Ushuaia

Pia Glacier


Boat Drill

Peter (waving) departing on a trip!

The Beagle Channel

Straights of Magellan

Garibaldi Glacier

Walk in the primeval forest

scrambling up

Rough scramble down

Brookes Bay

The last evening on board

Our table for meals

Magellan Penguins

Off Magdalena Island

Marauda: Great Black Backed Gull

Gulls nestig

Penguins nesting

Off for breakfast?

Punta Arenas to El Calafate
November 2000

Magellan Monument in Punta Arenas

Black necked Swans near Puerta Natales

The only stop on the 250 km road

Lake Argentino


The Moreno and other glciers
November 2000

The Moreno Valley

The Glacier (just calved to the left)

Moreno Glacier calving

About to calve

Climbing up on to the glacier

Melt runnels

The Moreno vallley

with the expedition leader

A blue, recently calved iceberg



Upsala Glacier

Condors, nesting

Glacier Onelli

A pair of condors

Boat trip on the Upsala Glacier

Lago Roca for lunch


Buenos Aires and the Footballing Grandsons
November 2000




All three

With Granddad and Dad and a friend


With Granddad in the pool


All three

Out for our farewell lunch with Nicky, Mike and Grandma

Steak, of course

The harbour with a long distance yacht racr, moored

In the park

Staffordshire: Berne Avenue
December 2000

The hat competition
Angela Drakis-Smith, Sheila Morgan, Traudi Plesch, Janet Milward, Margaret Pease, Kathie Dixon

Ehrwalder Strasse; The three dimensional jig-saw puzzle of Neuschwanstein
December 2000

Visit to Düsseldorf
December 2000



Swing in the park

Granddad with the two grandchildren



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