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Luxembourg City

Luxembourg – post 7

While we made a side trip to the financial center of Luxembourg, our ship sailed on.  we will catch it later.

Luxembourg is the financial haven for all those big companies and people.  The highest per capita income anywhere.
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Starting at the monument to fallen soldiers.

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We saw the building that houses their courts, and where the Grand Ducy resides.LUXEMBOURG-2

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Across from the palace were these lights – that were very unique – in that the faces reflected the light down on you.

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and the center tower winks.

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On to see some old churches – Notre Dame Cathedral

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using this map they explained how Luxembourg has been ruled by many countries, shaping how it is today.  With France taking the blue, Germany taking the grey in the top right and Belgium the left side.

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And how they protected the city with the huge walls where you can see some of the holes where the canons were.

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And fountains around the city
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Of course there was food…
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Or statues with food  LUXEMBOURG-10
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And we had to sit down for a drink
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which led to
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and we had to get a picture of a bride and groom
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And Becky is in heaven with doors built just for her
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and there is art around the city (some you expect and others where you were not looking)
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But then it is time to go and say so long to little cafes.
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View from the bus driving back to our ship

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and our ship being passed by another vessel.

And some views from our ship as we sail on

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And all of us made it back for dinner.

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All Aboard – post 4

Times  Squared or cubed or stacked – pick your time. This was outside of the Paris train station.

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We left Paris this afternoon for a high speed train ride from Paris to Luxembourg.

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but could not leave without ice cream to sweeten the ride.

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Time to board…..

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and more pictures.

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and of course more sweets – cookies this time.

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next stop

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and then a bus ride to Remich to meet our ship through pretty country side.

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We are here – time to go aboard..

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and to cocktail reception

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We meet some of the staff

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and then off to our rooms where Becky and I found our balcony windows –

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and swans

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We are now all happy sailors – sitting down to our first dinner on the ship.

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