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Alaska Trip – Day 5 [Denali National Park #2: The Beauty of Denali – Just Pictures]

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Klick on any one of the pictures [twice] to be able to see them in full resolution. And now, let the pictures speak for themselves: Alaska Trip – Tag 5 [Denali Nationalpark #2: Die Schönheit von Denali – nur Bilder] … Continue reading

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Alaska Trip – Day 5 [Denali NP #1: Bus Tour]

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Here it’s mostly text describing our bus tour, with some illustrative pictures. Nearly all the pictures of the gorgeous landscape will be shown in a separate post – without any text so as not to distract from the beauty of … Continue reading

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Alaska Trip – Day Five [Wedding Anniversary]

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And now, after my longish digression about our not so perfect accommodation, back to the day-to-day account of the remainder of our trip: Alaska Trip – Tag 5 [Hochzeitstag] Und nun, nach meinem längeren Exkurs über unsere – vorsichtig formuliert … Continue reading

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Alaska Trip – Days Four to Eight [Views from and of the Cabin]

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As already announced, I’ll now post a few pictures of our accommodations [outside and inside] and of the views from our porch, with a few explanatory notes. As usual, if you click on the pictures, you’ll be able to see … Continue reading

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Alaska Trip – Days Four to Eight [A Disappointing Cabin, Part 2 – Comparing Promises and Reality]

In this part I’d like to compare what they say on their website about their place and what the reality is: ” … for many travellers our Cabins are the hidden gem they are seeking.  Our cabins are clean, private, … Continue reading

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Alaska Trip – Days Four to Eight [A Disappointing Cabin, Part 1]

As I have already mentioned, our cabin left much to be desired – very much indeed. Alaska Trip – Tag Vier bis Acht [Eine enttäuschende Unterkunft, Teil 1] Wie ich schon vorher gesagt habe, unser Häuschen ließ viel zu wünschen … Continue reading

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Appetizers

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Now that I’m back from our trip to the Southwest and ready to post again, here are two appetizers for what is to come. First, though, I need to finish my reports about our trip to Alaska, especially with pictures … Continue reading

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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