Hostellerie De La Chapelle
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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 ...
... war 2. It told the story of the Battle of the Bulge and the life in Bastogne for the civilians through the eyes of an American soldier, a German soldier, a teacher in Bastogne and a young boy in Bastogne. They all met in the finals days of the battle in a cellar of a cafe where they were sheltering from the bombing. The German soldier was a prisoner of the American soldier and they talked through the night as friends and not as ...
We had a couple of walks in the Eifel National Park punctuated by a picnic lunch. Our first walk was along a trail path for the disabled, nice and wide, smooth and no gradient. But it did go to a vantage point where we could look out to the lakes that are part of this 144 km square park. The area was original forested with beech trees but other species were introduced over the years. Now they are trying to return to the native beech forest. Although the weather was fine it was quite cold ...
Kommern is a small town quite close to our accommodation and by chance they had a handicraft market and fair on Sunday. We started and ended our day at the market. When we arrived at 10am many of the stall holders were just setting up. Lot's of handicrafts, rope making, wood carving, black smith and medieval costumes. As we also wanted to visit the museum nearby we left the market but decided to return before they closed at 6pm so we could have bratwurst and beet for dinner - ...
Sad to leave this campsite by the river. Everything has a artiste's touch, more like a private home than a campsite. Made me feel quite guilty leaving skid marks in the grass, but happy we managed to get onto the campsite roadway without needing a tow. More ups/downs/bends as we headed towards the Belgian border, with wee hamlets every mile or so. As soon as ...
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