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Alaska-Trip – Day 8 [Train Ride Denali to Anchorage, Part 4: Through the Wildfire Area]

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After all these beautiful pictures, now the less beautiful ones: while having dinner, our train passed through the area where just days before there had been devastating wildfires, as we had already seen on our way up by coach. I … Continue reading

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Garden News #1

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As I wrote a few weeks ago, spring has arrived. At that time with a few delicate blossoms, but now with all its might. One unmistakable sign that its finally here: our oaks are shedding their old leaves while the … Continue reading

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Alaska-Trip – Day 8 [Train Ride Denali to Anchorage, Part 3: Through a Gorgeous Landscape]

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Why speechify when one can enjoy such a fantastic landscape? Therefore just pictures and a video of this train ride: Alaska-Trip – Tag 8 [Zugfahrt Denali – Anchorage, Teil 3: Durch eine großartige Landschaft] Warum viele Worte machen, wenn man … Continue reading

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Support Your Local …

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… no, not Sheriff [as the title of the Western with James Garner has it], but restaurant: this is what we have started today, and we got our lunch to go from the Clear River Pecan Company, one of the … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts While Mowing the Lawn – #2

The fact that with the lawn tractor I prefer right turns over left as absolutely nothing to do with my political leaning.   😀   Actually, btw, this is true only for mowing straight [Now, I could make a remark about “straight”, … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts While Mowing the Lawn – #1

Today I discovered the lawn-mowing-paradoxon: the more trees you plant in your lawn, the less lawn you have to mow, but at the same time the mowing itself takes longer because you have to carefully mow around more trees. Zufällige … Continue reading

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Alaska-Trip – Day 8 [Train Ride Denali to Anchorage, Part 2: Inside the Denali Star]

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Alaska-Trip – Tag 8 [Zugfahrt Denali – Anchorage, Teil 2: Im Inneren des Denali Star] Bevor es mit den Bildern losgeht, hier etwas mehr über den “Denali Star” und die beiden Reiseklassen, die angeboten wurden, “Adventure Class” und “Gold Star … Continue reading

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Weather Antics

It was just two nights ago that we had the A/C on, to cool our bedrooms, but yesterday it was time for a cozy fire in the fireplace in our living-room, and in two more days it will be 85 … Continue reading

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Alaska-Trip – Day 8 [Train Ride Denali to Anchorage, Part 1: Denali Park Depot

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Well, as said, our stay at Denali National Park and Preserve came to an end and it was time to get back to Anchorage. For our trip back we had decided on taking the train, the Denali Star, and not … Continue reading

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Alaska Train Ride – Appetizer #1

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As it may be some time before I can publish my posts [there certainly will be more than one] about our train ride on the “Denali Star” back from the Denali Train Depot to Anchorage, here’s an appetizer: Alaska Zugfahrt … Continue reading