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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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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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In Port Aransas – Again

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A few days ago we were in our most favourite spot at the Texas Gulf Coast again, in Port Aransas on Mustang Island. Mustang Island is a typical, that is quite elongated but very narrow, Barrier Island, and as such … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 10 [Jump-Off Rock – and Another Indian Love Story]

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Only just now I’ve found out that, with “copy and paste”, I got the day-count wrong: this was not, as I had previously written, day 9 but already day 10 of our trip! For this, our last day in Hendersonville/NC, … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 9 [Looking Glass Falls]

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After snooping around the Pisgah National Forest Visitors Center and Ranger Station, where I buy a t-shirt … RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Tag 9 [Looking Glass Wasserfall] Nachdem wir im Pisgah National Forest Besucherzentrum, wo ich ein T-Shirt erstanden habe … … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 8 [Travelling the Cherohala Skyway]

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For this day Mary hand chosen a gorgeous scenic route, the Cherohala Skyway, connecting the townships of Robbinsville in North Carolina and of Tellicoe Plains in Tennessee, 43 miles altogether, through the fantastic scenic landscape of the southern Great Smoky … Continue reading

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Meanwhile at the Coast (#6) – We’re Leaving Port Aransas

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And now there’s nothing left but to get in a few words and pictures about our leaving Port A. We did it in a leisurely fashion, as check-out time was a very convenient 11 AM. So we had breakfast, packed … Continue reading