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RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 15 [Wabash Trace/IA]

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Talking of “Wabash” (Trace): it might be nice, while reading this post, to also listen to the song “Wabash Cannonball”. After all, it was this legendary fictitious train that gave the trace its name. Here the video with the version … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 10 [Rainy Day in Hermann/MO]

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After a somewhat longer break for the holidays it is now time, I think, to go on with my account of our road trip, because otherwise – as I’ve only managed the first half of that tour – it will … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 7 [Fantastic Dinner at Porter’s Steakhouse]

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As said before, we had our supper just around the corner, at Porter’s Steakhouse. RailTrailsRoadTrip – Tag 7 [Ein fantastisches Abendessen im Porter’s Steakhouse] Wie schon gesagt, zum Abendessen waren wir im, gewissermaßen gleich um die Ecke, im Porter’s Steakhouse. … Continue reading

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Light the Night Christmas Parade

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Yesterday we had our annual Christmas parade here in Fredericksburg and despite the weather [it was raining off and on all afternoon and evening] we went to watch it. Light the Night Weihnachtsumzug Gestern hatten wir unseren alljährlichen Weihnachtsumzug hier … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 1 [Fredericksburg/TX – Poteau/OK]

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Well let’s now begin with the first “real” day of our trip. Our plan was to drive to Poteau in Eastern Oklahoma, because there’s the “Old Frisco Trail”, a rail trail that is – according to its description – quite … Continue reading

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A Few Days in Port Aransas

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It’s been a while ago already that we were there [actually it was from August 15 to 19], to kind of “pre-celebrate” our 7th wedding anniversary[I posted about it here and here], but it’s only now that I’m posting a … Continue reading

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Wedding Anniversary Dinner

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Yesterday, on our anniversary, our most-liked restaurant here in Fredericksburg, the Cabernet Grill, was closed, unfortunately. So we decided to do something quite different than that posh restaurant: we went to Cooper’s in Llano, to an archetypically Texan “barbeque joint”. … Continue reading

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Anniversary

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Our sixth anniversary was three weeks ago yesterday and I haven’t yet blogged about it, but here it is. We went to South Padre Island for a few days to celebrate. Let me start with our anniversary dinner, and write … Continue reading

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Hondo’s on Main

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Last night we decided to eat out for supper and our choice fell – again – on Hondo’s on Main. This iconic Fredericksburg eatery today is run by Cris Crouch Graham, daughter of the legendary John Russell “Hondo” Crouch, carrying … Continue reading

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Not Always BBQ

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Yesterday we were in Austin at a gathering of the Texas Exes [the alumni of the University of Texas at Austin] at which the travel programme of the Flying Longhorns was promoted, and after that we decided to eat out … Continue reading