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IMG_1256 * An early depature from Ramstein...
IMG_1257 * gives us time to visit the market in Saarlouis...
IMG_1258 * where the rivers Mosel and Sarr meet...
IMG_1261 * with flowers and food everywhere.
IMG_1262 * Carol finds a frameshop to talk business.
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IMG_1264 * The old fortifications are from the time when the city was occupied by the Prussians in  the 1880s.
IMG_1272 * Having stopped in the Duchey of Luxembourg for gas (it's cheap!), we make a side trip to the village of Rulles, Belgium to visit our brewery friend Gregory...
IMG_1270 * and return to Au Buffet de la Gare, a restruant at the train station...
IMG_1267 * for a lunch of local foods and of course Rulles beers.
IMG_1266 * The wall clock displays Roman numeral IIII (not IV)...
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IMG_1271 * and outside is the nutshell bird feeder.
IMG_1274 * Having passed through Bastone, where the Battle of the Bulge was fought, we found this memorial around the perimeter of the city honoring the 101st Airborne who walked here from the D-Day beachs of Normandy.
IMG_8692 * We arrive in Houffalize...
IMG_8693 * and check in to our local favorite Hotel du Commerce where we occupy the curved room at the top...
IMG_1276 * with it's view of the bridge below.
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IMG_8696 * We talk a walk to explore the town...
IMG_8695 * it's shops...
IMG_1273 * and interesting monuments in the square.
IMG_8699 * Stopping at a local grocery store, we find the unusual...
IMG_8698 * and the expected.  Chris of Achouffe brewery lives in town and his beers dominate the shelves.
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