Obama's European Trip

Obama's European Trip
ESSENCE.COM May, 25, 2011

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The President and First Lady at Stansted Airport in London.

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Barack and Michelle Obama board Air Force One at London’s Stansted Airport on his way to France.

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The President and First Lady welcome Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip for a reciprocal dinner at Winfield House in London.

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Our First Lady shakes hands with members of The Choir of Westminster Abbey in London.

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The First Lady poses for a photograph with children from Elizabeth Garrett Anderson school in London.

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The First Lady poses for a photograph with children from Elizabeth Garrett Anderson school in London. How cute is this pic?

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First Lady Michelle Obama talks during a Q&A session at Christ Church college at Oxford University, with students from the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson secondary school.

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The First Lady laughs at some of the remarks by the students.

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Michelle Obama and Samantha Cameron, wife of Britain’s prime minister, serve food to the military during a barbecue in London.

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Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron serve barbecue as they visit with British and American service members and veterans in London.

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British Prime Minister David Cameron (right) and US President Barack Obama, hold a joint press conference on the lawns of Lancaster House, London.

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Barack Obama greets both Houses of Parliament at the historic Westminster Hall in London.

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President Barack Obama, escorted by John Bercow, left, Speaker of the House of Commons, and Helen Hayman, Lord Speaker of the House of Lords, walks into Westminster Hall to address members of both Houses of Parliament in London.

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President Barack Obama at a dinner hosted by the Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace in London.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama attend a dinner hosted by the Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace in London.

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The President and First Lady meet with Britain’s newly wedded Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge at Buckingham Palace.

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President Obama and First Lady leave Winfield House, the official residence of the US Ambassador, in Regent’s Park, central London on the first day of his three-day state visit to the UK.

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The President and First Lady are greeted by Britain’s Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip as they arrive at Buckingham Palace in London.

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Barack and Michelle Obama step down from Air Force One, after arriving at Stansted Airport, near London, late Monday, May 23, 2011

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Barack and Michelle Obama spent some time with a young Irish boy who was on stage with his mother at College Green in Dublin, Ireland. The boy and his mom seemed awestruck.

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Barack and Michelle Obama enjoy a pint of Guinness in Hayes Bar while visiting his ancestral home of Moneygall, Co. Offaly in Ireland.

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Barack and Michelle Obama wave to the crowd as they arrive at College Green in Dublin, Ireland.

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama leave the White House in Washington for Dublin, Ireland, to kick off a 6-day, 4-nation trip across Europe.