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... size and sort of spread out from each other at equal distance. I found the foxholes!! I was so excited. Now for those that may not know, a foxhole is a small hole dug into the ground that the soldiers manned in defense of their area and it sort of became their home. They would eat in them and sleep in them. They weren't very deep, as the ground 70 years ago was hard and frozen. I'm also not sure if these foxholes have been maintained over the years, but it ...
... So if you weren't completely bored by my history lesson on why I went to Bastogne to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge and to witness the first opening of an exhibit dedicated to Texas A&M, then please read on. I won't go into details about how this got going with A&M, but from my understanding, the Belgian people that were in that area have a severe love affair with Americans and Texas A&M seemed to ...
... no wind. Not bad. Stopped for soup at Rochefort. More road works and pavements being replaced. Good soup and back on the road, this time taking the road less travelled. Obscure roads through tiny villages veering across the countryside.
Unfortunately, the weather deteriorated as the afternoon progressed. Drove through persistent rain to the small hamlet of Cartigny. Think ...
Luxembourg. Since it was on our way back to Switzerland we decided to check it
out. Our route took us through the Ardennes to a small village called
Kautenbach. The area is beautiful and our campsite was nestled into the bottom
of a valley and surrounded by forested mountains on all sides. The campsite was
very pretty and comfortable, but being at the bottom of a valley was pretty
cold as well.
Today we got up, had some pastry for breakfast and then caught the train.
We asked the train information desk, we were told the way to go and we followed. Little did we know at the time, it was the wrong station to change at. The lady got the wrong station and thus it took us 3.5 hours instead of 2 hours to get to a little town called Durbury.
Once we arrived we had some time till the bus came so we walked down the street to a ...