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... a great time with Tomas and Cait, but now that I am back home the final preparations for the 'big trip' are about to happen which really gets me excited!
My good friend Marleen will accompany me on the first part of the adventure in Latin America and we will soon start laying out the groundwork for this chapter.
I will soon get this blog going! adios.
... did not rush, but were still able to catch the 10.05 bus in to the city for our second day of sight-seeing. We headed first to the outer wall where the "Casemates" are. These are long tunnels hewed out of the rock
which were used in days gone by for sheltering from the enemy. They stretch some 23km in all and you can walk through quite a bit of them. It was very dark, very uneven and lots of
spiral stone steps, quite challenging for us ...
... of the Bulge in WWII. I guess I also knew it as a banking center / tax haven, but didn't know that it is the richest primarily French speaking city in the world. They also all speak German, English and some speak Luembourgish, a distinct Germanic language of its own. However, about 33 to 40% of the populace is foreign-born.
Luxembourg City is kind of awesome. It has a fairy tale quality to it, although there ...
... city - the amount of spectacular views are comparable somewhat to Switzerland (although obviously less extreme)
This last fortnight has been pretty busy with visits Thorpe Park and Bury St. Edmunds, meeting up with Camilla in London, as well as the Summer Ball, where I witnessed the 'excellence' of Little Mix, S Club 3 and S Club Juniors 3....jealous much?
... and Translation Centre. On the day that I arrived, a fresh blanket of snow turned the city into a frosted winter wonderland.
Crossing over the old viaduct bridge (with spectacular valley views), I entered the old city. At the small xmas market with mainly food stalls, I tried gromperekichelcher; these spiced potato pancakes are a local specialty. I quickly noticed that it is still legal to smoke cigarettes in bars ...