Best Western Hotel Arlon
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- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
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- Banquet room
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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... still possible to do a lap of the old Formula One circuit, where Bruce McLaren won his first Grand Prix in his self designed car. But lack of time killed that plan as well as heading for Bastogne, the centre of the Battle of the Bulge where General George had a few anxious moments before over coming the German counter attack.
It's a much more peaceful and picturesque area in 2015 than it was around Christmas - New Year 1944 - ...
It's a beautiful day but because the campsite is expensive, I'm reluctant to leave early. I discover that one of the coin machines is broken. I can shower as long as I want. I hang my towel to dry and break up camp. I'm feeling like walking. Today I'm heading for Neufchateau. It's quite hilly an in some point I'm just to tired to keep walking and I start to hitchhike. I'm getting picked up by a nice girl quite ...
... to Bastogne but he's almost running out of diesel. I ask him if he knows what happens if you run a Diesel engine out of fuel. He says 'yes, it'll be hard to start it after'. Well, yes, that's putting it mildly. Luckily, where getting close. All the way I'm thinking what I'll do if he runs out. I can not just leave him. But it's really not my problem either. I just hope we'll make it. We do. I'm very happy to get out of the car. I find a campsite ...
... don't know why but I wave back. Turns out there was somebody behind me. We have a good laugh about it and it's the start off a nice evening with bbq. I was early in La-Roche-en-Ardenne and first I thought I should push on. The reason I didn't is that it's such I nice town. It's just that I'm feeling bad about stopping early but I have to realise that I also need to enjoy ...
... left and my dream of meeting a close relative of my hero was not to be. Maybe for the best as I might have made her uncomfortable with overwhelming gushing, favorite Patton quotes and possibly an attempt to get a lock of her hair for Patton DNA.
Once I said goodbye to my Aggie "Bastogne" family (quick side note. They named me "Straggling Aggie", that was sort of playfully mocking the Traveling Aggies group that was also there that ...