Verdun may be eerily quiet nowadays but 100 years after the end of World War 1, this place still sends shivers through all of France (2018 Day 65 Verdun)

Today's featured photo shows the Douaumont cemetery and ossuary at Verdun. The Battle of Verdun lasted from February the 21st to December the 18th in 1916 and was one of the the longest and bloodiest battles in all of World War 1. Both French and German forces suffered around 400,000 casualties with around 150,000 soldiers … Continue reading Verdun may be eerily quiet nowadays but 100 years after the end of World War 1, this place still sends shivers through all of France (2018 Day 65 Verdun)

The village of Schengen in Luxembourg may be small but in the last few years the whole of Europe has learnt of it’s name (2018 Days 63-65 Worth am Rhein to Luxembourg)

Today's featured photo shows a sign for the small village of Schengen on a bridge over the Mosel river in Luxembourg. Schengen is located on the border between France and Luxembourg and only 10 kms or so from the German border. It's location at the crossroads of Europe has meant the town has given it's … Continue reading The village of Schengen in Luxembourg may be small but in the last few years the whole of Europe has learnt of it’s name (2018 Days 63-65 Worth am Rhein to Luxembourg)

Letting the train take the strain from Luxembourg to Basel in Switzerland (2016 Day 03 Arlon to Basel)

Today's photo shows an Euro 2016 related ad for McDonalds on a platform at Nancy train station. I was at Nancy after getting off a train from Luxembourg and was looking at the ad while waiting for the train for Strasbourg to leave. The writing beside the ad says "Come as you are". The day … Continue reading Letting the train take the strain from Luxembourg to Basel in Switzerland (2016 Day 03 Arlon to Basel)