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Travel Blogs from Trier

Final Day in Saarburg

A travel blog entry by lexiconlvr on Aug 07, 2014

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We had a real treat on our final day of the Festival. A friend of mine, Andrew Joy, who has been Principal Horn in the Cologne Radio Orchestra for many years, agreed to drive down to give the students a master class. He is from Australia originally and has been living in Germany since 1976. He had three very interesting horns with him that everyone had a chance to try. He had several gadgets to help with horn playing, including some small devices that attach ...

Week 2 in Saarburg

A travel blog entry by lexiconlvr on Aug 06, 2014

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... ves" by Jaques Ibert, which sounded terrific. The second half of the program featured the local chorus singing selections, then inviting Saarburg members up to the stage for their final number, "Alleluia" by Leonard Cohen. It was a very festive end to the evening. Tuesday evening featured a concert in Saarburg at the "Alte Glockengiesserei", a 19th century bell foundry that has been converted ...

Going back in time

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker on Jun 30, 2014

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... up the stairs and opened the basement door, he was amazed to see blue sky. The roof and much of the house was gone.

Later in the war when the Allies had come through and liberated the city, the Germans would bomb. He remembers hearing V-1 (V for Vengeance) flying bombs (aka buzz bombs or doodlebugs) going overhead. They made a loud buzzing noise as long as their jet engines ran. When a V-1 ran out of fuel, it nosed over and dove to the ground exploding ...

Welcome to the City of Trier !

A travel blog entry by victorian67 on Oct 24, 2013

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... Sarrebruck for a little less than a 20 Euros return train ticket. So this is by train that I travelled to Trier via Sarrebruck and I must say that the journey by train is one of the most visually beautiful and scenic that I ever made as the train makes its way winding along the German part of the river Moselle and its magnificent valley featuring woods and as the train approaches Trier, vineyards on steep slopes which overlook the Rhénanie ...

Of course we had to go to Trier

A travel blog entry by sstrier on Aug 15, 2013

While I've explained to many our last name is not actually Trier as my father shortened it from Trierweiler when he went into the Army it seemed a shame not to go being so close. The day we were there is was very bust and really didn't offer us anything of significance. In fairness it has some very historical sights that were lost on us. Worth a short ...

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