Category Archives: rivers


Back from Alaska

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


RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 18 [Bicycling in Memphis/TN]

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On this, our first full day in Memphis, we had planned to tick off our 10+ miles of bicycling in Tennessee. We had decided on the Wolf River Greenway, … RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Tag 18 [Radeln in Memphis/Tennessee] An diesem, … Continue reading


RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 16 [Big Four Bridge and Falls of the Ohio: Background Information]

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Tag 16 [Big Four Bridge und Falls of the Ohio: Hintergrundinformation] The Big-Four Bridge is a truss bridge with six spans which connects Louisville/KY with Jeffersonville on the other side of the Ohio in Indiana. Die Big-Four … Continue reading


RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 16 [Our Ten+ Miles in Indiana (Jeffersonville)]

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As you, dear readers of my blog, meanwhile certainly know, it is Mary’s goal and mine to bicycle at least 10+ miles in every state of the US, and that’s why our choice for Kentucky was Louisville: here it just … Continue reading


RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 15 [Bicycling (Part of) the Louisville Loop]

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In the morning, we had a nice breakfast in our apartment, and then drove around Louisville a little, to get a feeling of the layout of the city, especially the parking lots along the Ohio, from where we later wanted … Continue reading


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


RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 9 [Brevard Bike Path]

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First, I had wanted to write about the City of Brevard, the Brevard Bike Path, and our visit to the Looking Glass Falls, all in one post, and I had wondered if, with so many topics, I could do a … Continue reading


RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 6 [Helen: Visiting the Tallulah Falls]

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The day before, as I said in my article about our trip to Brasstown Bald, Popcorn Overlook, and the Old Sautee Store, we had given up on hiking around in the Tallulah Falls State Park because it was pouring with … Continue reading


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


SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 9 [Sioux Falls/SD: Afternoon in Falls Park]

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Sunday, August 27, 2017: After a short respite in our motel we got off again, to town. We had really wanted to go back and explore Falls Park and the spectacular waterfalls as well as the sculptures of the “sculpture … Continue reading