Le Cygne d'Argent
Travel Blogs from Liège
... traffic jam for kms and kms and got ourselves into a series of tunnels which went under the city and before we knew it were out of the city without even seeing anything. Big disappointment as I wanted to visit the Egon Zehnder offices as some colleagues had asked me to come in. Next we headed for the Netherlands. Not on our original plan but some people we met at the B&B in Brugge recommended that we should go to Maastericht. I had booked accommodation ...
Sebastien Vettel of the Red Bull Racing team won the Formula 1 race today. We sat on a hill so that we could watch the important race action on a TV screen along with the one second views of the cars. It was very international. Next to us sat a few Russians. On the other side were British and Belgium fans. I'm glad to report that it did not rain on us as predicted. After the race we jumped over the barricades and walked on the track (my favorite ...
We are back in Belgium to see the qualifying for the Formula One race. The track is enormous and we bought the cheap tickets (I won't tell you how much)- so we are sitting on the grass on a hillside. You can either get really close to the track (and see the cars ...
... garden along the Rhine and just enjoy watching the passersby.
On Wednesday morning. I took the train to Aachen, a name I had often heard but I knew virtually nothing about the city itself.
Note: I didn't quite finish this entry, and then got busy/tired/devoid of wifi. But will send this now and update on Ratingen, Amsterdam and Iceland, where we a now safely ensconced in a lovely spa hotel on the edge of the Blue ...
... color: rgba(77, 128, 180, 0.230469); -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; ">By around 1850, the good times were over, due to the mass production of cloth in the industrial cities of the North. Haven't you heard that popular German phrase "Vorsprung durch Technik" or Progress through Technology! In the early 1900's, the town had become quite rural. The inhabitants shared their place with an inventory of 36 horses, 103 cows, 11 pigs, 53 goats, 6 sheep and ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Pets allowed