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... but we arrived back in Balen mid afternoon and went to the local pub for dinner...called De WaterKant ...its right on the canal and has a thatched roof and is quite nice. We had a chicken stir fry and frites .....way too much food. Then back to the house to pack. made sandwiches and fruit for the road tomorrow. Klaas built a nice fire before ...
... three weeks must fit in here, and what I choose to put inside will influence how comfortable the next three weeks are. I will probably not know what I have forgotten until I need it. I will probably also pack many things that I don't need but I won't know that until the end of my trip. Wish me ...
Today is Saturday, December 13th 2014. This was the day I was looking forward to the most on my trip. This was my full day in Bastogne. No schedule. No where to be. Just me, my camera, my Band of Brothers and Patton movie soundtrack tunes (along with a lot of other patriotic music) and my desire to see as much as possible. My idea was to hit the Battle of the Bulge memorial and museum and then make my way out of the town to try to find the Easy Company ...
... it. Proud men to the end.
So why is Bastogne and the Battle of the Bulge so relevant? The war would have been won by the Allies regardless. With severe pressure from the Russians from the Eastern Front and the Allies coming in from the West and South, the Germans were doomed. However, had the Germans punched a hole in the Allied lines, most notably the Battle of the Bulge, it could have prolonged the war much longer. The success ...
... shops at all qualifies as a hamlet. Not sure about a pub yet, as we arrived the back way.
Landlords Robert and Kate very hospitable, with fresh fruit, milk and a loaf of home made bread waiting for us. Once they retired back to their house, tucked into the bread! Still slightly warm.... delicious.
WiFi was one of our criteria when searching for accommodation. While told that ...