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Alaska-Trip – Day 8 [Train Ride Denali to Anchorage, Part 3: Through a Gorgeous Landscape]

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Why speechify when one can enjoy such a fantastic landscape? Therefore just pictures and a video of this train ride: Alaska-Trip – Tag 8 [Zugfahrt Denali – Anchorage, Teil 3: Durch eine großartige Landschaft] Warum viele Worte machen, wenn man … Continue reading

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Support Your Local …

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… no, not Sheriff [as the title of the Western with James Garner has it], but restaurant: this is what we have started today, and we got our lunch to go from the Clear River Pecan Company, one of the … Continue reading

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Alaska-Trip – Day 8 [Train Ride Denali to Anchorage, Part 2: Inside the Denali Star]

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Alaska-Trip – Tag 8 [Zugfahrt Denali – Anchorage, Teil 2: Im Inneren des Denali Star] Bevor es mit den Bildern losgeht, hier etwas mehr über den “Denali Star” und die beiden Reiseklassen, die angeboten wurden, “Adventure Class” und “Gold Star … Continue reading

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Alaska-Trip – Day 8 [Train Ride Denali to Anchorage, Part 1: Denali Park Depot

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Well, as said, our stay at Denali National Park and Preserve came to an end and it was time to get back to Anchorage. For our trip back we had decided on taking the train, the Denali Star, and not … Continue reading

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Alaska Train Ride – Appetizer #1

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As it may be some time before I can publish my posts [there certainly will be more than one] about our train ride on the “Denali Star” back from the Denali Train Depot to Anchorage, here’s an appetizer: Alaska Zugfahrt … Continue reading

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Alaska-Trip – Days 4 to 8 [The Desolation of “Glitter Gulch”]

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Before we finally leave for Anchorage, I would like to show a few pictures of the township we stayed at. When we asked around, nobody could actually tell us the name.  One of our shuttle drivers told us that the … Continue reading

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Alaska Trip – Day 5 & 6 [Dinners]

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On the evening of our fifth day in Alaska, after returning from our bus trip through the Denali National Park, we went to the Denali Park Salmon Bake restaurant, just a few steps away from our accommodation, for our dinner. … Continue reading

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Alaska Trip – Day 5 [Denali National Park #3: Denali Wildlife]

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Unfortunately Mary and I [there was a guy in the seat behind me, though, who must have had an eagle’s eyesight: he kept pointing us to animals I could not always spot even with my binoculars] were not able to … Continue reading

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Spring Has Arrived!

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The Mexican Plums in our front yard and the Redbud in the back are showing their first blossoms: Der Frühling ist da! Die Mexican Plums in unserem vorderen Garten und der Redbud hinter dem Haus zeigen ihre ersten Blüten: It’s … Continue reading

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A Patient Patient

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Now that I’ve been back home and out and about for more than a week after my kidney “surgery” and seem to be doing really well, here are a few pictures: Ein geduldiger Patient [Leider klappt das englische Wortspiel nicht … Continue reading