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He thought he saw an Elephant


“He thought he saw an Elephant
That practised on a fife:
He looked again, and found it was
A letter from his wife.
‘At length I realize,’ he said,
‘The bitterness of Life!'”

(Lewis Caroll in Sylvie and Bruno)
Moelingen (B)

Silos mark the desolate crossroads

"Es steht ein Pfahl, ein bunter, 
Am Scheideweg im Feld: 
Der weist ins Dorf hinunter 
Und in die weite Welt. 
In Osten oder Westen, 
Wo find ich wohl das Glück? 
Ich glaub' es ist am besten 
Ich kehre zu ihr zurück."

(R. Baumbach in Frau Holde)
Ans (B)

We are already on our way to the hotel

“It’s been nice seeing you, you read me like a book
If you ever want to reach me, you know where to look
Baby, I’ll be at the same hotel”

(Bob Dylan in Under your spell)
Herstal (B)

After the farmer has left the field

"The voice of one crying in the wilderness,
Prepare ye the way of the Lord.
Make straight in the desert a high way, a high way for our God."

(J.P. Scott in the song The voice in the wilderness)
Liège (B)

No man on the tractor!

No man on the tractor!

“This big-wheeled wide load ain’t goin’ any faster. So just smile and wave and tip your hat, to the man up on the tractor.”

(Craig Morgan in International Harvester)
Landgraaf (NL)

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