Parc Belair Hotel
Travel Blogs from Luxembourg City
We had a real treat on our final day of the Festival. A friend of mine, Andrew Joy, who has been Principal Horn in the Cologne Radio Orchestra for many years, agreed to drive down to give the students a master class. He is from Australia originally and has been living in Germany since 1976. He had three very interesting horns with him that everyone had a chance to try. He had several gadgets to help with horn playing, including some small devices that attach ...
... is a really good piece. It is scored for 10 winds; pairs of oboes, flutes, clarinets, bassoons and horns. Maddie joined me as second horn on the piece. Midway during the concert, ominous thunder broke out overhead but we averted rain and the concert finished without incident! On Monday we went to the neighboring village of Irsch, where Nicky performed with his wind quintet the "Trois Pièces ...
... just here to exploit tax loop holes. In the city centre itself there is one main street of shops where you can find the usual brands such as H&M and Zara etc. At one end of the street there is the main train station, and there are a few bars and restaurants dotted around the city.
We vowed on our trip to not visit a McDonalds, but we were actually struggling to find somewhere to eat that ...
... office parks and light manufacturing. Some odd and interesting architecture because, of course, there is little else to look at. We could tell when we were in Belgium, because suddenly our little Kia had to contend with hills. Poor Kia -- it struggled. Still, we enjoyed the ups and downs and river valleys of Belgium.
Our route took us to Liege, then east, into Luxembourg. What surprised us about Luxembourg is how new everything appeared: houses in ...
... today. The girl was 9 years and she didn't speak English. I tried playing a game with her but it didn't work out too well. We ended up watching a movie, which was in German but oh well. What could I do? The dinner was delicious though. It was a cool ...
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