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This is the oldest family photo I could find, from Christmas 1959. It’s my dad and mom, me and my sister. In my memories, this would be somewhere around Farmington, NM and I was about 3 years old. The dog … Continue reading

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Amersfoort in the Netherlands is a really ancient city. It has a canal running right through the old city center. Up on the northwest side of the old city, they managed to preserve this gate, partly from the Middle Ages, … Continue reading

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Here are my munchkins cavorting on remnants of the Siegfried Line in the Wurm Valley near Herzogenrath, Germany. The daughter is trying to get the dog to sit down and look at me, but that was pointless. The dog was … Continue reading

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This is a better look at the castle in Ecaussinnes, Belgium. From what I understand, a castle at this location is first mentioned in a letter about 1325, though no one knows what it looked like. I’m told the architecture … Continue reading

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One of the nicest hiking places was actually pretty close to where I lived in the Netherlands. Just over the eastern border, over into Germany, was the Wurm River. It starts in the Eifel Mountains south of Aachen, disappears under … Continue reading

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I am unable to identify the location of this one. I recall a sign saying it was “Chateau de Rhondinne” but I can find nothing anywhere on the Net. At any rate, this was one of a row of tiny … Continue reading

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One of the most memorable volksmarch trips was down in Weywertz, Belgium. The village is perched on a hilltop not far from the German border, and the folks here spoke German, mostly. Belgium is like that, not having any official … Continue reading

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