Timberwolves Europe 2013, WWII Footsteps from Koln to Kassel. 8 May sampler.

[Categories: TRAVEL, PHOTOGRAPHY, EUROPE, WWII] (See previous posts for what this tour is about.) (As always, click on photos to enlarge or play movie.) Mostly a driving day, with stops along the way. Beautiful green rolling hills and pristine old towns you wouldn't see in 'normal' sightseeing. These videos don't show much of the countryside … Continue reading Timberwolves Europe 2013, WWII Footsteps from Koln to Kassel. 8 May sampler.

Timberwolves Europe 2013, Margraten NL and Henri-Chapelle BE American Military Cemeteries. 6 May. Part III.

[Categories: TRAVEL, PHOTOGRAPHY, EUROPE, WWII] (See previous posts for what this tour is about.) (As always, click on photos to enlarge or play movie.) Sunday afternoon 6 May we pay our respects at Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery. There are 7,992 American soldiers buried here. We are greeted and have a wreath-laying ceremony. . Nathalie, Janine, and … Continue reading Timberwolves Europe 2013, Margraten NL and Henri-Chapelle BE American Military Cemeteries. 6 May. Part III.

Timberwolves Europe 2013, Margraten NL and Henri-Chapelle BE American Military Cemeteries. 6 May. Part II.

[Categories: TRAVEL, PHOTOGRAPHY, EUROPE, WWII] (See previous posts for what this tour is about.) (As always, click on photos to enlarge or play movie.) Sunday we continue to the Remembrance Museum in Belgium operated by the M&Ms (Mathilde and Marcel Schmidt) and the Henri-Chapelle American Military Cemetery in Belgium. The Remembrance Museum is another outstanding … Continue reading Timberwolves Europe 2013, Margraten NL and Henri-Chapelle BE American Military Cemeteries. 6 May. Part II.

Timberwolves Europe 2013, Margraten NL and Henri-Chapelle BE American Military Cemeteries. 6 May. Part I.

[Categories: TRAVEL, PHOTOGRAPHY, EUROPE, WWII] (See previous posts for what this tour is about.) (As always, click on photos to enlarge or play movie.) Following is the wreath-laying in Zundert I missed Saturday 4 May between the museum in Aachtmal and the new plaque unveiling in Etten-Leur. Sorry! Our excellent bugler Kevin Valentijn who honored … Continue reading Timberwolves Europe 2013, Margraten NL and Henri-Chapelle BE American Military Cemeteries. 6 May. Part I.

Timberwolves Europe 2013, WWII Footsteps from Aachen to Koln. 7 May sampler.

[Categories: TRAVEL, PHOTOGRAPHY, EUROPE, WWII] (See previous posts for what this tour is about.) (As always, click on photos to enlarge or play movie.) I'm still wayyyy behind in blogging . On tour from 8:30am to 6:30pm today. (We didn’t miss any meals though. I have my priorities.) Here is a sampler for today. Shaky … Continue reading Timberwolves Europe 2013, WWII Footsteps from Aachen to Koln. 7 May sampler.

Timberwolves Europe 2013, Margraten NL and Henri-Chapelle BE American Military Cemeteries. 6 May sampler.

[Categories: TRAVEL, PHOTOGRAPHY, EUROPE, WWII] [UPDATE 7 MAY. Refresh page if videos don't display. 'Shaky' videos reloaded for better resolution.] (See previous posts for what this tour is about.) (As always, click on photos to enlarge or play movie.) OOOPS! Wayyyy behind in blogging today. On tour from 8am to 10pm. (We didn't miss any … Continue reading Timberwolves Europe 2013, Margraten NL and Henri-Chapelle BE American Military Cemeteries. 6 May sampler.

Timberwolves Europe 2013, Footsteps in Zundert, Aachtmaal, Etten, and Leur, NL. 5 May.

[Categories: TRAVEL, PHOTOGRAPHY, EUROPE, WWII] (See previous posts for what this tour is about.) (As always, click on photos to enlarge or play movie.) Today is a 'simpler' day than Dutch Remembrance Day. We do a driving tour past many battlefields of the 104th Infantry Division in Southern Holland. The farm land is flat, as … Continue reading Timberwolves Europe 2013, Footsteps in Zundert, Aachtmaal, Etten, and Leur, NL. 5 May.

Timberwolves Europe 2013, Dutch Remembrance Day, 4 May. Part II.

[Categories: TRAVEL, PHOTOGRAPHY, EUROPE, WWII] (See previous posts for what this tour is about.) (As always, click on photos to enlarge or play movie.) Continuing with Saturday's activity, we leave the Polar Bears reception about 4:30pm and go to 't Sandt (The Sand), the community center of Standaarbuiten. We have yet another great dinner prepared … Continue reading Timberwolves Europe 2013, Dutch Remembrance Day, 4 May. Part II.

Timberwolves Europe 2013, Dutch Remembrance Day, 4 May.

[Categories: TRAVEL, PHOTOGRAPHY, EUROPE, WWII] (See previous posts for what this tour is about.) I'm not going to be able to keep up with the activity. It is Dutch Remembrance Day today (honoring all war-dead) and we have a ceremony in Wuustwezel, Belgium with the British WWII 'Polar Bears' (the 49th West Riding Infantry Division) … Continue reading Timberwolves Europe 2013, Dutch Remembrance Day, 4 May.