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A visit to Echternach, Luxembourg

Just over an hour by bus from Luxembourg City lies Echternach, the oldest town in Luxembourg.

I picked it over Vianden Castle (another popular destination for short trips from Luxembourg City) for no particular reason. 225 more words


Black Christ's Basilica

Black Christ, Basilica, Esquipulas, Guatemala (2013)


Wandering the Streets of Venice

In 2015 I was fortunate enough to be invited to Venice for a few days with my sister, Rachel, and her boyfriend (now husband). He was on a work trip and so they were both paid for, which also meant I was in the Generator Venice Hostel whilst they stayed in a five-star hotel. 444 more words


Reichenau-Oberzell, Abbey Church of Sankt Georg - A Guest Post by Jong-Soung Kimm

In 896, Hatto III, archbishop of Mainz and the abbot of Reichenau monastery traveled to Rome during the time of Pope Formosus, and came upon relics of Saint George and brought them to his monastery in Lake Constance (Bodensee), and the monastery in Oberzell became the resting place of important relics of Saint George including a piece of his skull. 553 more words


City Break #2 - Marseille, France

Welcome back to the all new City Break segment here at The Roaming Kangaroo. Up next we have a little visit to the south of France and in particular, the stunning city of Marseille! 744 more words


Station Ember Wednesday Lent I: Statio ad St Maria Majorem

In mercy heed our prayers,
we beg Thee, O Lord;
and stretch forth the right hand
of Thy majesty against all
that is hostile to us:

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