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Travel Blogs from Schin op Geul
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Only a couple of weeks ago I got informed about a volunteer position onboard the Africa Mercy, i.e. as a Media Liaison Officer. After having discussed this situation with my current employer, I decided to go for it! After the selection procedure, I got the official letter of acceptance: I would serve on the Africa Mercy from Jan - June. A new year, a new adventure!
I only had one month to get everything sorted ...
Ignoring the typical grey sky of a North German autumn we headed out to the spectacular town of Monschau which was established about 1000 years ago. On the way we passed through Holland and Belgium to reach this small German town, an experience that is incomprehensible to an Australian mindset.
Small relics and reminders of World War ...
To and Huget both had to go to work, so we had a slow start and then drove to Holland! Maastricht, home of André Rieu! Had a lovely day walking around the two market squares, the food and clothes market stalls and then had lunch watching the people walk by. No churches, museums or art galleries today. Back home for more chatting and snails for dinner. To is truly a great ...
... round building, showing the battle from all sides. With loud sound effects, it really was most impressive. On again eastwards across Belgium. Arrived at Hasselt, home of To and Huget. Fiona had lived with them and their children for a year through AFS in1997, and we had last seen them some years ago. Great to be welcomed like old friends and much catching up to do over To's wonderful ...
Left for belgium this morning. Just entered the french speaking country and I read about some caves in liege, belgium that I will try to find. And then onto brussels.. an intereting thing in europe is all the public bathrooms cost money to use... here are some pictures of the roads. The sign that looks like a ghost busters sign means theres no speed ...
Other places to stay in Schin op Geul
Oud valkenburg 14-18, Schin op Geul | Hotelfrom $79
Vinkenbergstraat 22, Schin op Geul | Hotelfrom $120
Grachtstraat 90, Schin op Geul | Hotelfrom $121
Hoogbeek 12, Schin op Geul | Hotelfrom $112
Strucht 22, Schin op Geul | Hotelfrom $46