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“Hamilton” at the Majestic

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Two weeks ago we went to see the musical “Hamilton” at the Majestic Theatre in San Antonio. When I was asked what the musical was like, my answer was: “different!” One really needs to get used to the fact that … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 19 [Memphis/TN: The Pyramid]

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After visiting the music studios we drove – as I already wrote in my previous post – to The Pyramid, as it’s referred to by the locals, a landmark visible from various directions and from far away, … RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 18 [Bicycling in Memphis/TN]

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On this, our first full day in Memphis, we had planned to tick off our 10+ miles of bicycling in Tennessee. We had decided on the Wolf River Greenway, … RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Tag 18 [Radeln in Memphis/Tennessee] An diesem, … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 16 [Big Four Bridge and Falls of the Ohio: Background Information]

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Tag 16 [Big Four Bridge und Falls of the Ohio: Hintergrundinformation] The Big-Four Bridge is a truss bridge with six spans which connects Louisville/KY with Jeffersonville on the other side of the Ohio in Indiana. Die Big-Four … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 16 [Our Ten+ Miles in Indiana (Jeffersonville)]

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As you, dear readers of my blog, meanwhile certainly know, it is Mary’s goal and mine to bicycle at least 10+ miles in every state of the US, and that’s why our choice for Kentucky was Louisville: here it just … Continue reading

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Remodelling …

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… our old house in Karnes City: Renovierung … … unseres alten Hauses in Karnes City: Ever since in 2014 we moved to Fredericksburg the old place in Karnes City [actually in Karnes County, 2 miles out of the city … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 14 [Goshen/OH to Louisville/KY]

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On Tuesday, May 29, we intended to get on the road again, from Goshen/OH to our next stop for sightseeing and bicycling, Louisville/KY. We had chosen Louisville because that city gave us the opportunity to at the same time add … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 13 [Little Miami Scenic Trail and Aliens]

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For that day, Monday, May 28, we had planned to bicycle the Little Miami Scenic Trail – well, not all of its 78 miles, but only a very lovely part, starting at the trailhead in Loveland. The Little Miami Scenic … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 12 [Cincinnati/OH: Nati in a Nutshell]

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For this day, Sunday, May 27, we had planned to do a guided walking-tour of Cincinnati, “Nati in a Nutshell“: a walk of about 3 hours [well, two connections (and back) by streetcar], a short synopsis – so to speak … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 5 [Helen/GA]

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We stayed in Helen for two full days, and we had not planned for any bicycling, but we wanted to just see Helen itself and explore the beautiful surroundings, of which there are more than enough, e.g. the Cherokee National … Continue reading