Tag: cathedral

The funeral of Grand Duke Jean in Luxembourg
Births & Deaths, News

The funeral of Grand Duke Jean in Luxembourg

My friends Stefan and Gabi from the South of Germany decided to travel to Luxembourg for the funeral of Grand Duke Jean at the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Luxembourg on Saturday 4 May 2019. Stefan wrote me a quick report and sent dozens of photos. I share some of those with you. Stefan’s report I (Stefan) […]

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What to see in Liechtenstein? Vaduz Winery
Travel, Travel Tips

What to see in Liechtenstein?

More than 15 years ago I travelled to Liechtenstein to enjoy their national day, Staatsfeiertag, on 15 August 2003. It was a good opportunity to have a look around. I just spent enough days there to enjoy the national day and a few tourist attractions. I would love to go back and have another look […]

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The Old Cathedral of Brunswick
Churches & Graves, Travel

The Old Cathedral of Brunswick

The town of Braunschweig (Brunswick) is only about 45 minutes by train from Hannover. The newly rebuilt palace sounded interesting, so a friend and I decided to go there for a day trip. Also this city was heavily bombed in World War II. I can’s say my first impression of the city when leaving the […]

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Belgium has a new King: Philippe
News, Other News

Belgium has a new King: Philippe

Since 21 July 2013 Belgium has a new King. King Albert II abdicated on the Belgian national day in favour of his son King Philippe. King Albert II only announced that he would abdicate on 4 July 2013, so there was little time for extra preparations. But of course the Belgians already were to celebrate […]

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The wedding of the Duke of Brabant and Jonkvrouw Mathilde d’Udekem d’Acoz photo & copyright: Netty Leistra
Marriages, News

The wedding of the Duke of Brabant and Jonkvrouw Mathilde d’Udekem d’Acoz

Brussels, 4 December 1999 The programme for the wedding day 9.25: Route of the processions: Royal Palace – Paleizenplein – Koningsstraat – Kolonieënstraat – Putterij – Infante Isabellastraat – Agoraplein – Grasmarkt – Heuvelstraat – Grote Markt. Departure of the first procession from the Palace in Brussels (Royal Motorcycle Cavalcade) with Queen Fabiola and Prince […]

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The wedding of Victoria & Daniel – They said yes!
Marriages, News

The wedding of Victoria & Daniel – They said yes!

Last modified: 19 December 2011 Stockholm, Saturday, 19 June 2010 Program 2pm: Guests start arriving at the cathedral 3.30pm-4.30pm: Wedding ceremony 4.40pm-5.30pm: Cortège 5.35pm-5.45pm: Walk at the Logården 6pm-6.25pm: Bridal couple appears on the terrace of the Royal Palace (Lejonbacken) 6.30pm-7.15pm: Family photography 7.30pm: Wedding banquet at the Rikssalen of the Royal Palace 10pm: Cutting […]

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