The Three Acorns at Fort Thüngen, Luxembourg. (Trois glands or Drei Eicheln.) Built during the Prussian garrisoning of Luxembourg ca. 1826. The three towers were all that remained of the fort following demolition after the 1867 Treaty of London. Note the acorn on top of each tower.
Luxembourg July 28th 1970 A visit to Luxembourg was the prelude to seeing Germany, Austria, Italy, and France in summer 1970. At that time, the cool way to travel from the USA to Europe was via Loftleidir Icelandic Airlines. Loftleidir flew from New York to Reykjavík and then on to Luxembourg, offering pioneering discount transatlantic airfares. Traveling this way, a one-night, one-day stopover visit to Iceland was added ... read more
Europe » Luxembourg » Luxembourg City Founded in 963, Luxembourg became a grand duchy in 1815 and an independent state under the Netherlands. It lost more than half of its territory to Belgium in 1839, but gained a larger measure of autonomy. Full independence was attained in 1867. Overr... ... read more
"I haven't been everywhere, but it's on my list." I've traveled for a long time and have many memories of places and people. I enjoy travel, especially to new places I haven't seen before. Every journey, whether brief or extended, provides the opportunity for a new experience or a different way to see things. I like travel photography, too, and always have my camera with me.
I look to the "4Hs of Tourism" as a guide when traveling: understanding the Habitat; Heritage; History and Handicrafts.
Member of the TravBuddy travel blogging community from 2007 until its demise in 2018.
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