The Minett … Eisekaul – Lalléngerbierg

December 6th, 2021, St. Nicholas Day (Kleesechersdaag)

Like the children, getting up early in the morning to see what beautiful things St. Nicholas has brought …

The premonition, that only bad weather would be on the program again, seemed to be confirmed, when we left the house to our usual walking tour in a Minett region. But shortly before we parked the car at Place Pierre Ponath, we realized, that it might not have been be wrong to bring the camera …

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Road to Eisekaul

The weather improved rapidly: the top three pictures were taken in the Eisekaul (Esch-sur-Alzette) within three minutes, walking distance probably less than 200 m.

But the joy was very short-lived … an hour later on the Lalléngerbierg (like the area around the Eisekaul, also an open-cast mining area for the mining of the red iron ore Minettw, which has long been closed).

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More photos November 29th, 2021

Esch-sur-Alzette – Nature …

Esch-sur-Alzette: Nature is regaining its place in old mining areas

View from Lalléngerbierg to Esch Belval
In the sunlight, the electric steelworks, behind it the restored old blast furnaces and
the new urban area with the university next to the red bank building
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Public footpath to “Elendege Bierg” to “Poteau de Kayl” on November 29th, 2021
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Eisekaul at 9:30 a.m. on November 29th, 2021
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