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Galveston 2017 – “Good Bye, Galveston”

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For our last evening in Galveston we had wanted to have a good supper again, and in a nice location. So we decided on the “Fisherman’s Wharf” located next to Pier 21, kind of “in the shade of the Elissa”. … Continue reading


Galveston 2017 – Birthday Dinner at Gaido’s

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When I read Mary’s diary again, about what all we did in Galveston on April 5th, my birthday, I was in two minds if I should start writing about the way that day went, and only then, later, about our … Continue reading


Birthday Trip to Galveston [1]

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Having finished – finally – describing our “RailTrailsRoadTrip” from October last year, I can no proceed to writing about the short trip we took to Galveston in April this year, to celebrate my (70th) birthday. That will very likely be … Continue reading


(A Very Belated) Birthday Dinner at the Navajo Grill

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Last Tuesday we went – finally – to the Navajo Grill here in town to have Mary’s birthday dinner, even if the day itself was long past. But she had that gift card I had given her for her birthday … Continue reading


RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 16 [Supper at the “Black Crow”]

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For our last evening in Beatrice/NE we decided to go and have supper at the “Black Crow“, a restaurant that had been recommended to us by a woman I met just when I stopped on my ride towards the motel. … Continue reading


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


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


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


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


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