Echternach

Echternach is the oldest city in Luxembourg. Despite being quite small, it has an interesting ensemble of historical buildings that are worth discovering, specially the old Abbey, now turned into an important educational institution (the Lycée Classique d'Echternach), and also the Basilica of Saint Willibrord, rebuilt in accordance with the finest Romanesque standards. Charming and … Sigue leyendo Echternach

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Sardinia

Although short and intense, the trip to Sardinia at the beginning of October was extremely rewarding; the perfect occasion to recover energies for the coming winter, in an idyllic summer resort on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, bathed by a caressing sun and touched by a pleasant breeze. Unfortunately I did not have time … Sigue leyendo Sardinia

Esch-sur-Sûre

Esch-sur-Sûre is a hidden gem in Les Ardennes, a quaint little village full of charm ideally located in a meander of the river Sûre, surrounded by lush forests and soft hills. After a sudden downpour I was lucky enough to enjoy the view of a double rainbow over Esch-sur-Sûre, something that added some more magic … Sigue leyendo Esch-sur-Sûre

Vianden

Vianden is a small village in the north of Luxembourg, next to the German border. Despite its remote location and lack of renown, Vianden occupies an important position in the development of European history, hosting the castle of the Counts of Vianden, ancestors of the House of Orange-Nassau, a lineage that for a long time … Sigue leyendo Vianden

Valkenburg

During my last weekend in the Netherlands I had the chance to revisit Valkenburg and its surroundings, a very interesting area where castles, hidden chapels, lush forests and large fields follow one after another. Please follow the link to see more pictures of Valkenburg, in this case on a foggy day. Eleazar.