We never planned to be in Luxembourg for this specific event, but it was just one of these nice coincidences in life. As I was always fascinated by steam engines, I had discovered the steampunk movement long ago, but never crossed any of its "disciples" in real live so far.
From Pétange - about an hour away from Luxembourg - you can enter the beautiful scenery of an ancient ore mine network by taking the 1900 museum railway to the so called Minett Park. The place with tons (literally) of industrial heritage is just the right scenery for an event like a steampunk convention!
Hiking Mine Schlammefeld
If ever you'll make it to Fond-de-Gras, dont miss the occasion of a good hike through the beautiful scenery carved by ancient mining activities. The traces left by mining are still visible, but nature took back it's territory with force and by adapting to the specific habitats created...