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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Days 5 & 6 [Two Helen Restaurants]

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Now that I’m done describing Helen itself, our hotel, and our trips, it only remains to report about the two restaurants in Helen we went to for supper, the Hofbräuhaus and the Troll Tavern. RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Tag 5 & … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 5 [Helen – The Nacoochee Mound and an Indian Romeo-and-Juliet Story]

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Not far out of Helen, at GA 75, formerly the Unicoi Turnpike, which in itself follows the route of an ancient Indian trading-path, we find an old Indian burial mound, the Nacoochee Indian Mound: RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Tag 5 [Helen … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 5 [Brasstown Bald and Other Sights]

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When we were back in our room after breakfast, Mary started planning our tour for the day. We wanted to drive to Brasstown Bald, the highest mountain in Georgia first, and after that tour the countryside some more. The following … Continue reading

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Watering Restrictions

For a long time, I think for two years or even more, we have been at stage three of watering restrictions here in Fredericksburg.I don’t want to go into all the details, just that for us it means we can … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 5 [Helen/Georgia – the Hotel]

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And now some more about our accommodation, the Helendorf (River) Inn: I had already mentioned that, after waking up at around 6 this morning, I had first walked around Helen on a photo shoot, while Mary, who had also woken … 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

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 4 [Cedartown/GA to Helen/GA]

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This day again will take two different posts because otherwise it would be too long, as we did not only travel from one town to the other, but I rode part of the Silver Comet Trail, too. But more of … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 3 [Supper at Linde Marie’s in Cave Springs]

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Tag 3 [Abendessen bei Linde Marie’s in Cave Springs] As quite frequently, well, actually as always, Mary had this time, too, selected the restaurant for our supper. Not that I would not be asked, but the way … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 3 [Bicycling the Chief Ladiga Trail in Alabama]

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Well, now for the actual bicycle ride: after a good and restful night we were up early, as is usual for us when travelling, because I wanted to do my bicycling before noon, if possible, since there were thunderstorms in … Continue reading

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Meanwhile Across the Road

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Unfortunately, now it is happening what we have always been dreadening: the property just across the road, which had been abandoned for years, is being developed. Of course we knew that it was bound to happen – after all, there … Continue reading