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... of the Bulge. We saw several of the towns that Uncle Dave was in. On our way back to Bastogne to drop off our guide, we made a small detour. We drove through Grand-Halleux to see a small memorial dedicated to his regiment, the 291st Infantry Regiment of the 75th Division of the United States Army. What a fitting way to end this day of the tour!
We were back to the hotel for another delicious dinner and friendly conversations before ...
... forces northward, counterattacking the southern German flank and the town was not taken by the Germans. The town of Bastogne has honoured the Americans by calling the town's central square McAuliffe Square and placing a Sherman tank, that was part of the action, on display with a statue of McAuliffe. We had lunch in a restaurant called Le Nuts overlooking this historical site.
We then rode on to Lille for the night before crossing over to England the following morning.
... means in English - Yes, that is where this lovely blog title comes from as well
-Cooking absurd amounts of eggs for the group at large
-Building a barbecue over the campfire
-Discussing the use of Tinder with Ken, my 52 year old American counterpart in the group
-Seeing so many people do so many cool things up on the rock
-Spending four days out in nature with the most fun, eclectic group of people I have ever met.
... a reasonable temperature 29° at 11pm! We checked the weather forecast and it is set to be hot dry and sunny for the next 10 days. We know it can always change, but we hear the weather in UK is hot and set to last too, so we are hopeful. Isi put a load of washing in the machine and typed up today’s blog before going to bed; John proof reads it, adding bits and trying to spot any mistakes before he retired for the night.
We have a busy day ...
... waiter. We were lucky to arrive a little early for lunch hour in Luxembourg, and we had our choice of restaurants and tables. We were also lucky in the fact that the restaurant had food the children would eat. We had an enjoyable lunch and then proceeded to explore the mall.
In many ways it was a typical mall: wide, brightly lit halls surrounded by stores with overpriced merchandise. It also had a bakery and a gelato shop, which ...