Tongeren Youth Hostel
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... Very informative they said. It was the local nazi head quarters. Lots of the prisoners were 18 or younger, as these were the resistance fighters.
We all meet at the Joest Museum, which is an ethnologic collection based on Mr Joest's travel acquisitions in the 1800's. The curation of the museum was really well done, with beautiful presentation, and thought provoking observations on religions, nomads, household organizations.
We walked back through ...
... pics of the local homes as we were quite taken by the home sizes and architecture. Tidy, tidy and more tidy homes. Notably absent in the little villages so far has been the lack of corner-type grocery stores. Of course, the gas stations have taken on stocking some items as is the case back home.
Tonight we will have a nice evening with the gang at a local gasthof and tomorrow we will head south along the Moselle River and ...
... extensive and used to extend into Belgium and all together was over 200km in length. During WWII 15 people were able to escape Germany using the caves. Back to Gemund now to repack our bags as the weight limits on SAS are quite restrictive and we are going to have to make use of all 4x23kg checked baggage and all 4x8kg cabin baggage that we have between us. Hopefully Gav's ALDI baggage scales will weigh ...
... trying to get used again (without much success) to a European way of life. To change my mind from visits of tiny and/or seedy appartments, I went to spent a dozen days in the Ruhr region of Germany, going there through Belgium.
My first stop, after a few hours in a slow train crossing a good chunk of Belgium, was Liège, just next to the border with Germany.
... that Belgium has lots of chocolate shops.
We visit Aunt Hilda, it was good to speak to her.
Riet took as after to her house for tea and then the hotel at Brussels Airport
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