Hotel de Lorraine
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- Tennis Court
- High-speed internet in room
- Babysitting service
- Room service
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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We all slotted around. Outside the cloud is all around so it was grey and and then went for a walk at lunch time. Tony and Matt went round the bar area. Hamish and I walked out from Clausen and found a lovely track in the forrest that borders the road. Lots of very pretty autumn colors.
Today was a bit cold and drizzly so we decided to drive to a nearby area and tour one of the Ligne Maginot forts that dot this area of France. These underground forts were built to be the piece de resistance in France's military ability to thwart invasions from Germany and Belgium. They were finished in time for the start of WWI, but much to France's dismay, they did not result in ultimate military power and eventually Germany gained control of the area. ...
... sparkels as it is the wealthiest country in Europe due to its small population and vibrant financial industry.
Just over the border along the Mozel River is the German town of Trier. Eleanor drives us there and we wander into the old city center to view the "Porto Negra" or Black Gate. Trier is reputed to be the oldest city in northern Europe, founded by the Romans to facilitate transport and trade. The Black ...
... the older city centre, we could see soon enough what a worthwhile expedition it was.
Luxembourg is a truly unique city different from any we've seen in Europe. A tiny country squeezed between Belgium, France and Germany, it doesn't really adhere entirely to any one of those cultures. Rather it is a hybrid, so much that it has its own character. It has borrowed culture from many European cultures, not only its neighbors, but also Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Spain and ...
... was closed when we arrived. Joe and Bryn found a small grocery store in this area last time we were in the city, so we headed there for cheese. Although the grocery store was also closed, walking to it gave us the opportunity to enjoy the weather and the festive atmosphere of day. We discovered some new sights too, like this centaur statue.
Eventually, we found a small sandwich ...