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September 27 - October 2
Family Beger, Trier & Luxembourg

Hotel Schwanenhof, Erkelenz

visit family Beger

Apfelfest Freie Waldorfschule Kreis Heinsberg

On our way to Trier

Apartment in Newel near Trier

Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial

George Smith Patton Jr. (November 11, 1885 - December 21, 1945) was a
General of the United States Army who commanded the U.S. Seventh Army in
the Mediterranean theater of World War II, and the U.S. Third Army in
France and Germany following D-Day, the Allied invasion of Normandy in June

During the Allied occupation of Germany Patton was named military governor
of Bavaria, but was relieved over his aggressive statements towards the
Soviet Union and trivializing denazification. He commanded the United
States Fifteenth Army for slightly more than two months. Severely injured
in an auto accident, he died in Germany twelve days later, on December 21,

This bronze statue was set up on William Square to pay tribute to the King
and Grand Duke William II of Nassau-Orange.

He ruled from 1840 to 1849 and, one year before his death, granted the
Grand Duchy its first parliamentary constitution, one of the most liberal
in Europe at the time.

The pedestal of the monument reveals the coat of arms of the House of
Orange-Nassau and of Luxembourg and the ones of the 12 cantons of

An accurate copy of the statue can be found in The Hague.

Trier amphitheater which was dug into the side of a hill was erected around
the 2nd century A.D during Antoninus Pius' rule. It could accommodate
approximately 20,000 spectators and was built into what was the cities

In 1818, Karl Marx, the father of modern socialism and communism, was born
in the house. It is now a museum about Karl Marx's life and writings as
well as the history of communism.

Trier Hauptmarkt

The Porta Nigra (Latin for black gate) is a large Roman city gate in Trier

Baumwipfelpfad Saarschleife


The highest point of mainland Netherlands is 322.5 meters
above sea level, on top of the Vaalserberg.

Three-Country Point -- Drielandenpunt Vaals

Margraten, the Netherlands American Cemetery and Memorial

Parkhotel Valkenburg

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