Travel Blogs from Malmedy
... well as a few foxholes.
And before I begin, please understand that this is something that is very important to me. I have always had a great appreciation for our military, as we all do, and with regards to World War II, I'm just so very interested in the history of the battles and the men that served. To have an opportunity to do this, is just one of the biggest highlights of my life. I don't know if I would have been able to do what they did ...
... Wonderful birthday! We talked to all three of our wonderful capable kids and explored a beautiful part of the world in a snowy wonderland. We both have jet lag and so we went to bed at about midnight hoping we would be tired and sleep well.
Sunday, December 14th
We had planned to get up early and drive the hour or so to Aachen to go to church but woke up too late to make it to church. Jet lag kicked our butts this morning. We ate ...
... 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 ...
We spent the morning exploring Oostende by bicycle. The town
is extremely neat and clean and really quite a nice place to be. We essentially
made a circuit that included the beach front and parts of the city. The beach
is long, wide and sandy and actually reminded me a lot of our beach back home
in Mtunzini. There were quite a few guys fishing off the piers and we actually
saw a fish being caught. It was all of ...
... he explained to us all about the towns stone and that they are so proud of the stone, not only is it used to build all the buildings in the town, it is also celebrated through am artist invitation every year. This has gone for 75 years, where the quarry gives 200 kilos of blue stone for an artist to come to their town an sculpt a sculpture in four weeks. The only requirement is they it needs to stay in the town for 5 years before it can leave. Many ...
Other places to stay in Malmedy
Chemin du Val 30, Malmedy | Hotelfrom $112
51 Route De La Baraque Michel, Malmedy | Hotelfrom $70
Route de la Ferme Libert 33, Malmedy | Hotelfrom $110
Beverce Village 29, Malmedy | Hotelfrom $116
Place Albert-1er 40, Malmedy | Hotelfrom $128