Le Vieux Pont
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- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- High-speed internet in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Today we had a great day just cruising around the wonderful camping ground that we are staying at. We are staying at a park where Opa's great Niece Mandy works and she is excited to see us as we are the first of her family to come and see where she works in Belgium. We are staying in a wee cabin at the grounds which has 3 bedrooms, a bathroom, kitchen and living area. It ...
... three weeks must fit in here, and what I choose to put inside will influence how comfortable the next three weeks are. I will probably not know what I have forgotten until I need it. I will probably also pack many things that I don't need but I won't know that until the end of my trip. Wish me ...
... and some good conversation with the table beside me. They were two men that had come in from Virginia. One of them was there to honor his dad who had fought in the battle. His dad died years ago and this was his chance to walk in his footsteps a bit. We shared our experiences, acknowledged our mutual respect for military history and I paid my check. Since it was getting dark and snowing, I decided to head back to Luxembourg a bit early in case the ...
... it. Proud men to the end.
So why is Bastogne and the Battle of the Bulge so relevant? The war would have been won by the Allies regardless. With severe pressure from the Russians from the Eastern Front and the Allies coming in from the West and South, the Germans were doomed. However, had the Germans punched a hole in the Allied lines, most notably the Battle of the Bulge, it could have prolonged the war much longer. The success ...
... have it downstairs, that doesn't seem to be the case. Perched at the top of the stairs is the "best" reception, with difficulties downloading photos or anything other than basic email.
There is a real log fire in the lounge, and the landlord promises to clean it out daily and restart it for us late afternoon. Definitely a plus. Know how much work goes into maintaining one of those.