Hotel FOCH Thionville Centre
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We had a delicious breakfast before boarding the bus at 8 am. We drove to Bastogne to pick up Henri, our guide for the day. Henri pointed out a few important buildings in the town on our way to the Bastogne Barracks Museum. At the museum, our two veterans were each honored with a plaque. The museum has been collecting pictures of veterans that visit - they have a room where all of them are displayed. We saw a room set up like it was ...
We had an easy day today with a lot of driving again. We stopped in Verdun this morning to see three different things. The first was the Douaumont Ossuary and French National Cemetery. The Ossuary has a large collection of bones and skulls from 130,000 unidentified soldiers. Outside there is a large French Cemetery from WWI, the largest in France with 13,000 graves.
We stopped at the spot of the former town of Fleury; a town that was ...
... After the First World War, the French decided that it was very likely that there would be more conflict with Germany as Hitler became more powerful. The French decided to build a line of defensive forts in the early 1930's. The young tour guide gave a good background of the fort and explained the history in such a way that even a young boy from the Netherlands was kept interested. Inside the tunnels was cold and damp but, having read Trip Advisor, we were prepared and wore ...
16th July 2013
We had our usual tea and were up and away waving goodbye to the Australians as they were heading south and us north to Luxembourg.
We got to our first lock and had to wait for a barge and then followed it to the next one at the border. It was beautiful countryside getting hillier as we neared Germany and the vineyards started appearing, some with chateau's and one very modern house with its own vineyard.
... airport loaded us passengers into a bus and drove us to our plane! Once we arrived in Luxembourg we took a taxi (crazy fast driver) to the Luxembourg train station. We got on a 45min train ride to Metz where the director of the program picked us up! We were immediately driven to our dorms/dining hall. We ate lunch (it was about 1pm) and were taken to our assigned dorms. We each ...