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Alaska Trip – Day Four [Travelling by Coach from Anchorage to the Denali National Park]

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Not “Way up North, off to Alaska” as the song from the movie “North to Alaska” with John Wayne and Stewart Granger goes, but “Way up North, off to Denali” it was. Alaska Trip – Tag 4 [Fahrt mit dem … Continue reading

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Alaska Trip – Day Three [Anchorage Museum and Dinner “Odyssey”]

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In consideration of Mary’s continuing problems with her leg we had planned to take it easy on that day and to go by how she had slept and how she felt in the morning. We both slept well, though, and … Continue reading

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Alaska Trip – Day One [City Trolley Tour and First Dinner in Anchorage]

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As I already wrote in my previous entry, we took a “Lyft” service from the airport to our Hotel, the “Historic Anchorage Hotel“: Alaska Trip – Tag Eins [City Trolley Tour und erstes Abendessen in Anchorage] Wie im vorherigen Beitrag … Continue reading

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Back from Alaska

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We arrived back from our Alaska trip late yesterday. More later.

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Crazy Me – Part 1 [Travelling to the Soccer Match Dortmund vs. Liverpool in South Bend/IN]

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Why I am crazy? Because I actually, just to watch a soccer match, which I would have been able to watch on TV here [it was broadcast live] much better, flew/drove all the way up to South Bend/IN. Admittedly, it … Continue reading

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Palo Duro Mornings

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We had some glorious mornings at Palo Duro. Here’s a time-lapse video of the sun rising: Morgenstimmungen am Palo Duro Canyon Wir hatten zwei wundervolle frühe Morgenstimmungen am Canyon. Hier zunächst einmal ein Zeitraffer-Video vom Sonnenaufgang: And here’s the canyon … Continue reading

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Palo Duro Canyon – Background Information

After having mainly shown pictures so far, here’s now some background information about Palo Duro Canyon: Palo Duro Canyon – Hintergrundinformation Nachdem ich bisher im Wesentlichen Bilder gezeigt habe, kommt hier nun etwas Hintergrundinformation über Palo Duro Canyon: At roughly … Continue reading

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Hiking in Palo Duro Canyon State Park

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I’m combining two days here. On our first day we did the Rojo Grande Trail, and on our second the Kiowa Trail. Mary had chosen these two trails from the map and description we had been given at the park’s … Continue reading

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Palo Duro Canyon Trip – Day 1 [Travelling there and Arrival]

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We had been wanting to travel to Palo Duro Canyon in the so-called Panhandle in northern Texas slightly south-east of Amarillo for many years, but the only three cabins directly at the edge of the canyon are difficult to get … Continue reading

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Backlog

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I seem to be unable to catch up with all the goings-on I want to blog about. There’s way too much new stuff constantly coming up, plus important things other than blogging to do, and on top of it all … Continue reading