Le Jardin Fleuri
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... Very informative they said. It was the local nazi head quarters. Lots of the prisoners were 18 or younger, as these were the resistance fighters.
We all meet at the Joest Museum, which is an ethnologic collection based on Mr Joest's travel acquisitions in the 1800's. The curation of the museum was really well done, with beautiful presentation, and thought provoking observations on religions, nomads, household organizations.
We walked back through ...
Well our holiday in Europe is coming to an end. We left Arnhem and crossed into Belgium. Our destination Bastogne. There is where the Battle of the Bulge took pace in December, January 1944. The Town was occupied by the Germans but was taken back by the Americans in April 1944. Hitler wanted to recapture the town to enable them to reach the Belgium coast. The Germans recaptured the town and from December through to January a fierce ...
We had a couple of walks in the Eifel National Park punctuated by a picnic lunch. Our first walk was along a trail path for the disabled, nice and wide, smooth and no gradient. But it did go to a vantage point where we could look out to the lakes that are part of this 144 km square park. The area was original forested with beech trees but other species were introduced over the years. Now they are trying to return to the native beech forest. Although the weather was fine it was quite cold ...
... open on Sunday. English name for the museum is Reinish Openair Museum. It is a series of small villages built by moving original old buildings to the site. When the buildings are reconstructed onsite any modifications are removed which means a house constructed in 17th century would have the modifications from 18th century removed! There were even a couple of old windmills. The oldest, the pivot windmill, had to be turned by winch so that the sails would catch the ...
... the border the road became dead straight, and rough. So rough that some wag had installed a large sign "Shake your body - for the next 5 km". Driving into Verviers it was obvious that we were no longer in Germany - old, scruffy, and folk of every nationality wandering about. Even the town centre didn't look very appealing, so we decided to press on to Spa, home ...
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