Category Archives: National Parks


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


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


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


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


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


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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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


Back from Alaska

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


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


Foodie Friday

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No, that’s not the start of a new series of posts here, even if – with all the food pictures I have – I could publish an article about eating out for quite some time. It only occurred to me … Continue reading