I decided to venture to the city of Luxembourg which happens to be the capital of the country of the same name. My journey began with taking a 3 hour train from brussels midi station to the central station in luxembourg. The ticket costs Euro 37.20.
This little gem in europe is often overlook by tourists and I am glad I set foot here. The old city which is listed as a unesco heritage site certainly deserved the listing. The grand bridge, old walls and valley blends in well to create a good mix that I have not seen anywhere else.
I camera whore shamelessly as I was travelling alone. I was a bit reluctant at first for this day trip but figured I better do it while I have the opportunity. Here are some of the results of me snapping away.
Palace of The Grand Dukes - I was lucky enough to view the quick changing of guards. First time I ever see a lady on duty.
William Square - This is where the tourist office was. A good place to pick up your free tourist map. The train station has one though.
Petrusse Valley - You will need to take a stroll here to appreciate the greatness and scales of the viaduct and the bridge.
Casino Luxembourg - Forum of Contemporary Art
The Central Train Station
I also did took the wrong bus which brought me to the financial district and also their major shopping mall, Auchan. Despite Luxembourg having developed a reputation with its rain, the day was well although there were times I thought the weather would turn for the
worse. Lucky me.
Well, I would highly recommend a day trip here as its beauty goes beyond what I can describe in words (I have limited vocabulary)