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... things about the celebration. You would be driving down the road, then all of sudden you would see jeeps and trucks coming towards you just as you would have seen 70 years ago. It really felt like traveling back in time.
After I left the Easy Company memorial, I stopped along the road of a small forest. There were other cars there as well so I figured I was in the right place. There are not any markers, but as I walked through the forest, I ...
... So if you weren't completely bored by my history lesson on why I went to Bastogne to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge and to witness the first opening of an exhibit dedicated to Texas A&M, then please read on. I won't go into details about how this got going with A&M, but from my understanding, the Belgian people that were in that area have a severe love affair with Americans and Texas A&M seemed to ...
... 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.
Sunshine and warmth as we set off from France, via Luxembourg en route to Belgium for our final night away.
Lots of eagles to view and the odd fighter jet, a quick stop off at a local boulangerie for some goodies and sit on the roadside munching and enjoying the heat.
B & ...
... assessed we went to explore old town.
Old town was really pretty. Nice blue stone buildings all from the local quarry. A castle and a church in the heart of town. There were two similar rock structures which we still don't know quite what they were. These were round semi circles in the rock face. Estimating about 20m high... so large.
Once we explored the town we went to the larges topiary garden open to the public IN THE WORLD. ...