Travel Blogs from Pétange
... typical. We made the best of a bad situation, did laundry, sent some post, ate and found a campsite. That night we setteled down to plan a better route across Luxembourg and Germany to avoid the frustrations of the last few days, whilst doing so we found beer cures somber down beat moods and came up with out new motto... when in (X) where X is replaced by the country we are in, this allows us to justify any amount of alcohol.
... Revolutionary Wars, the city held out against the French siege for seven months.
There is also a huge monument in the main square to pay respects to all who fought in the Second World War and to replace the original historical monument that Nazi Germany bombed and destroyed in the 1940's.
I had no idea of the long and complicated history of ...
... in the background and the fortress walls.
After the tour the kids had burgers for lunch and we had coffee and cake opposite the Palace of the Grand Duke. We were in time for the changing of the guard.
Luxembourg is only a little bigger than Malta, so we were done in no time. We decided to visit Metz next.
Metz is a picturesque old town with a river running through it and ...
... I've been bitten by every type of mozzy in Europe! We've camped every night bar 2, and that was because there weren't any campsites, and we've had a fantastic time with a lot of silly people.
BIG thanks goes to Spooky (Steve Blackmore) for organising the whole thing, and we'd recommend it to anyone who needs a bit of excitement in their life.
I'll blog the exact mileage when we get home but we think it's in the region of 5,300 miles.
... KS to Rapid City, SD, so that the children could test them out. At that time, we also purchased sleep masks. We tried to find earplugs, but the only ones we could find were for adults. Since this sized earplug is too big for my ear canals, I didn't think it was worth purchasing that size for the kids.
Both children were enchanted with the sleep masks, and they stayed on reasonably well. But, as it turned out, the neck pillows were too big. Instead of ...