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The Three Acorns  
   

The Three Acorns

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. IMG00290p1
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

Luxembourg Flag 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
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