Little Difference #38 - Houses
You know how we often don't see the things right in front of our eyes? That is definitely the case with this difference - houses! The houses (and buildings) here in Luxembourg are different from those in Seattle in 2 important ways - building material and paint color.
Houses here are built from cement blocks - cinder blocks. In Seattle houses are mainly constructed from wood. Brick is also not uncommon. And, yes, a few are made from cinder blocks.
More interesting than the building material, though is the paint colors. The majority of houses and building here are painted pink, yellow,orange or white. Yes, you'll see the odd light blue or light green house. But colors of the sunset is the norm. Pinks range from pale, barely there pink to Pepto Bismol. The same gradation applies to yellow and orange. Take a look:
Please tell me about houses in your area. I'm dying to know!
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