Sunday, June 27


Pompidou Center  Metz, France
Yesterday Bryce and I celebrated our 11th wedding anniversary. Thanks to the generosity of friends we were able to get away for a wonderful 24 hours together.
Centre Pompidou Metz
We went to the brand new Pompidou Center in Metz. It just opened in May. Seems fitting as we went to the Pompidou in Paris last year for our 10th.

I know I won't be able to adequately describe the sheer awesomeness of this museum. I'll just let the pictures speak for me.
Centre Pompidou Metz
Centre Pompidou Metz
Centre Pompidou Metz
Centre Pompidou Metz
Centre Pompidou Metz
After the Pompidou we drove to the Ardennes in Belgium. There, we checked into a quaint hotel and promptly enjoyed an aperitif on the terrace. The hotel over looked the Semois river. From our room we could see a fly fisherman with hip waders and all. It was idyllic.
View from our Hotel Window
Digestive after dinner
Today we rolled out of bed about 9:00 and then rolled into a chaise lounge in the hotel's garden. It was a wonderful 24 hours.
Front of the Hotel - Heaven!


Annabel, Mikko, Marcelle and Eric said...

Happy anniversary! Sounds absolutely perfect! Our 14th is coming up soon and been wondering what we could do...(this post just gave me an idea...Thanks!)

katy said...

Marcelle - do tell! btw, we decided what we were going to do for our anniversary on Friday - made the hotel reservation and everything. we got the last room. Typical us. But it really couldn't have turned out better!

jojoebi said...

congratulations! The museum looks fantastic.

Potters said...

Happy Anniversary! What a wonderful way to enjoy it. Sounds like heaven.

ksjjpalmer said...

Happy anniversary! And kudos to great friends who allow you to spend a prescious 24 hours as just the two of you. Nice.

likeschocolate said...

Congratulations on 11 years! May the both of you enjoy a lifetime of anniversaries to come.

Dana said...

Congratulations! I'd love to have 24 hours alone with my husband & that museum looks like a great place to spend some of those hours.

The Expatresse said...

I really liked the Metz Pompidou Centre. Worth popping in from time to time.

YoAli! said...

Cheers to remembering that it all started with the love between the two of you. xoxo Stacy. PS - how does a meeting in Paris sound. Maybe sometime in the spring of 2011?

Lisa said...

Happy anniversary, a bit late. Looks like a wonderful celebration.

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