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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


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


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


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


Galveston 2017 – Impressions #1 [The Strand and Neighbourhood]

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For my further narration about our trip to Galveston in April this year I don’t want to use the diary-style type of narration I employed for our “RailTrailsRaodTrip” of October last year, i.e. narrating about each day’s exploits separately, but … Continue reading


Galveston 2017 – Birthday Dinner at Gaido’s

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When I read Mary’s diary again, about what all we did in Galveston on April 5th, my birthday, I was in two minds if I should start writing about the way that day went, and only then, later, about our … Continue reading


Birthday Trip to Galveston [1]

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Having finished – finally – describing our “RailTrailsRoadTrip” from October last year, I can no proceed to writing about the short trip we took to Galveston in April this year, to celebrate my (70th) birthday. That will very likely be … Continue reading


RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 17 [Beatrice/NE – Oklahoma City/OK]

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Everything comes to an end eventually, even a wonderful holiday, and so this was the first day of our way back. RailTrailsRoadTrip – Tag 17 [Beatrice/Nebraska – Oklahoma City/Oklahoma] Alles kommt einmal zu einem Ende, unausweichlich, und so war dies … Continue reading


Bach at Luckenbach

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A few weeks ago, on June 15, the Fredericksburg Community Orchestras presented “Bach at Luckenbach/TX”, an evening of classical and fiddle music in historic Luckenbach, Texas. Bach in Luckenbach Vor ein paar Wochen, am 15. Juni, präsentierten die Fredericksburg Community … Continue reading


Annual Masonic Car Show

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Today we’re having this event – the Annual Masonic Car Show – again on the Marktplatz, for the 13th time now: Alljährliche Autoschau der Freimaurer Heute haben wir diese Veranstaltung – die jährliche Autoschau organisiert von der örtlichen Freimaurerloge-  zum … Continue reading