Travel Blogs from Luxembourg City
... horn to improve resonance. He had all of the hornists try them and the results were impressive. Everyone learned a great deal from him and we were very fortunate to have him visit us. The final concert last night, 6 August, was in the Stadthalle, right in town, near the hotel. The horn quartet played a unique piece by the composer Franz Doppler, for four horns and flute called "L'Oiseau des Bois" (Birds in the Forest). No one had ever played a piece with ...
... ves" by Jaques Ibert, which sounded terrific. The second half of the program featured the local chorus singing selections, then inviting Saarburg members up to the stage for their final number, "Alleluia" by Leonard Cohen. It was a very festive end to the evening. Tuesday evening featured a concert in Saarburg at the "Alte Glockengiesserei", a 19th century bell foundry that has been converted ...
... and had gathered around the palace gates.
Reflecting its location bordering Germany, France and Belgium, Luxembourg is a trilingual country and we were pleased to hear the familiar words and intonations of French being spoken as soon as we arrived.
Its UNESCO listed Old Town, or Grund as it is known, which we first spotted when entering the town by train, is a real surprise due to its unusual setting in the ...
... everything included, and grabbed chocolate and a fanta. She got ice cream as her breakfast... I bet we blended in really well. We designated noon as chocolate time and watched the clock tick to 1200 exactly and dove into it. The bus ride became fun and the scenery became really beautiful the more we got closer to Luxembourg. The country is very small and borders France, Belgium, and Germany. The city lies in a valley so half of the city is surrounded by mountains (or really ...
... going though, even if it meant going alone. That's the beauty of Europe, you can just take a train ride anywhere and you'd be in a different country, like I did today!! The Paolas and I ended up heading to Luxembourg at around 10am this morning. We deserved a day trip after our final exam.
The weather wasn't too nice at first, it was cloudy and gloomy, but it soon livened up. After departing the train, we proceeded to find the tourism office. We ...
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