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Fortress

Luxembourg

June 23rd 1988
Geo: 49.61, 6.1296Sunny but cool.After a fairly early breakfast, Paul and I hopped on a crowded train to Luxembourg City. The countryside was beautiful, but, unfortunately, the train does not follow the river. It cuts instead through the hills, giving one only Hegelian glimpses of the world.We struck up a conversation with Robert, a computer science student from Stockholm. Though we originall ... read more
Europe » Luxembourg

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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