Luxembourg City 'Gibraltar of the North' April 26th 2005 It was raining the day we arrived in Luxembourg City, and as any semi-professional world traveler would do (tongue-in-cheek, of course), we had our rain gear and made ready use of it.
The city’s history dates back to the year 963, when Siegfried, Count of the Ardennes, had a castle named "Lucilinburhuc" built on a rock overlooking the River Alzette. It was the famous French fortress builder Vau ... 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
Two incurable gadabouts, Al & Holly, World Travelers, live in the Northern California Gold Country not far from Lake Tahoe, USA. We speak English, Spanish, Italian (parlo certo italiano) and some French (Je parle du français). My wife Holly and I are into adventure, travel, art, history, culture, opera, fine dining, meeting new and interesting travelers, visiting exciting new places and enjoy Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. Wherever the wind blows, we go!
It is the everlasting memories and friendship of the people we have met that is most precious to us. Meeting and communicati... full info