For the Easter vacation I choose to make a road trip taking advantage of my company car. First, I vent to visit one of my best friends in Frankfurt who just recently got her first baby boy and spent two days with her and her husband. I updated my Frankfurt blog with a few pictures from a boat ride we did, so feel free to have a look at it. From Frankfurt I started at noon, had a short stop at a gas station, a pharmacy (yes, I actually forgot my medicine home…) and a supermarket in Trier to buy some snacks for the way. This is where I spotted this cute church. My car was parking right in front of it and no, it’s not the nice oldtimer on this photo 😉
But back to Luxembourg, it is a small country surrounded by Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium and I was able to visit all these countries during my trip. I spend the first days in Luxembourg city and was in awe how cute it is! I got there in the afternoon and in the hostel, I right away met two nice girls, one from China, studying in France and a Brazilian writing her PhD in Spain. The only language we all spoke was Spanish and it was so much fun to speak Spanish, since I don’t do it that often anymore. This is what I love about staying in hostels, you meet so many nice people from all over the world and have conversations you wouldn’t normally have back home and if you feel like it, you’ll find someone to explore the city with. The Brazilian girl and I decided to go explore the rest of the day together and since we got along pretty good, we also spent the next day exploring 😊 Here are my impressions of Luxembourg:
Next morning, we decided to head away from the old town first to explore the Krichberg-Plateau where you’ll find some museums and the financial and thus new build district. The view from there back to the old town was really beautiful!
On the hole Benelux road trip, I drove 2123 km in 13 days, visited nine cities spread through four countries. It wasn’t a relaxing way to spend my holidays, but I got so many beautiful impressions! Also, I visited two countries I have never been to before and that way marked the 30-country mark. In the next few weeks I will post blogs about each city that I have been to on this road trip. But please be patient, I had to sort through 3991 photos and I’m not done with that, so I’ll do one city at a time. Stay tuned 😊
By the way, this is my first trip with my new camera Sony Alpha 6000 and a Sony 18/135 lens plus an Samyang 12/2,0 lens. It is still a starter camera but for me it is a huge upgrade. So far, I have been taking photos either with my mobile phone or a Panasonic DMC-TZ81. So now I’m on my way to upgrade my photography skills. Hope you like it.
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