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SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 7 [Grand Forks/ND & MN: Bicycling the Greenway of Greater Grand Forks]

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Friday, August 25, 2017: Mary had chosen this trail, and with that also Grand Forks as one stop on our SolarEclipseRoadTrip, because we could here in one stroke get two states on our list of US-states in which we have … Continue reading

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SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 4 [Casper/WY: Bicycling the Platte River Parkway]

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017: As I wrote in my latest posting, we had planned to ride our bicycles on (part of) the Platte River Parkway on that day, and a convenient starting point was Fort Caspar, as it is located … Continue reading

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SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 4 [Casper/WY: Fort Caspar]

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017: On this day we had planned -besides in the evening celebrating our anniversay with a nice dinner –  to ride our bicycles on (part of) the Platte River Parkway, and a convenient starting point was Fort … Continue reading

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SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 3 [Casper/WY: Addendum]

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Monday, August 21, 2017: A few pictures here which I had forgotten to include in my previous posting. Before walking into town, we took two pictures at our place. Sorry about the quality of the one I took. SolarEclipseRoadTrip – … Continue reading

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SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 3 [Casper/WY: The Big Day – Total Eclipse]

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Monday, August 21, 2017: Today, from 11:42:39AM till 11:45:05AM with its peak at 11:43:52AM, the great moment was to be – total solar eclipse in Casper. SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Tag 3 [Casper/Wyoming: Der große Tag – Sonnenfinsternis] Montag, 21. August 2017: … Continue reading

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SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 2 [Casper/WY: First Impressions]

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Sunday, August 20, 2017: After we had caught a quick glimpse of our accommodation, we drove on to Downtown Casper and looked for a spot in the shade for parking. We were quite surprised how easy it proved to find … Continue reading

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Galveston 2017 – “Good Bye, Galveston”

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For our last evening in Galveston we had wanted to have a good supper again, and in a nice location. So we decided on the “Fisherman’s Wharf” located next to Pier 21, kind of “in the shade of the Elissa”. … Continue reading

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Galveston 2017 – Impressions #4 [Just Pictures – More or Less]

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Somehow it’s time to try and wrap up my “Galveston 2017 Impressions”. Therefore I’m presenting a lot of pictures here, without much of a comment. Galveston 2017 – Eindrücke #4 [Einfach Bilder – mehr oder weniger] So langsam wird es … Continue reading

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Galveston 2017 – Impressions #3 [The Bishop’s Palace]

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When in Galveston, the Bishop’s Palace, aka Gresham’s Castle for it’s first owner, is an absolute must. It was built in the Victorian Style in between 1887 and 1893 for Walter Gresham, a local lawyer and politician,  and his family. … Continue reading

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Galveston 2017 – Impressions #2 [Tree Sculptures]

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Hurrican Ike, which hit Galveston on September 13, 2008, destroyed, either directly by the gale-force wind and the tidal surge, or indirectly afterwards by the saltwater, many of the old magnificent oaks in town. But some of them came to … Continue reading