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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 4 [Cedartown/GA to Helen/GA]

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This day again will take two different posts because otherwise it would be too long, as we did not only travel from one town to the other, but I rode part of the Silver Comet Trail, too. But more of … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 2 [Pearl/MS – Cedartown/GA]

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We hadn’t planned such a long distance as for the day before for this day – only slightly more than 350 miles, from Pearl/MS to Cedartown/GA, where we wanted to do our [actually I should say “my”, but more about … Continue reading

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Galveston – the Moody Mansion

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On our third day in Galveston at the beginning of April this year, after having sailed on board the “When and If“ during the Parade of Sails on my birthday, April 5, and after having been on board some of … Continue reading

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SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 9 [Mopping-up Our Visit to Sioux Falls/SD]

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Sunday, August 27, 2017: Now it only remains to “mop up” our days in Sioux Falls with some pictures I couldn’t really fit into my previous postings, even if that does not exactly follow the chronological order. SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Tag … Continue reading

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SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 9 [Sioux Falls/SD: A Stroll along “Sculpture Walk”]

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Sunday, August 27, 2017: After we had had our fill – with good food and with the wonderful pictures of the waterfalls – we wanted to see at least some of the fantastic sculptures in downtown Sioux Falls, but before … Continue reading

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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

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SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 8 [Grand Forks/ND to Sioux Falls/SD]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017: Today it was to be another day on the road. To begin with: Mary had chosen Sioux Falls because that city, too, had nice bicycle paths, and because from here it was only a short side … Continue reading

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SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 6 [Billings/MT to Grand Forks/ND – Part 2]

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Thursday, August 24, 2017: Ok, let’s go on. At 12:23PM we cross the border between Montana and North Dakota, but – unfortunately – can’t stop on the Interstate to take a picture of the state sign. We drive on through … Continue reading

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SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 4 [Casper/WY: Fort Caspar]

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017: On this day we had planned -besides in the evening celebrating our anniversay with a nice dinner –  to ride our bicycles on (part of) the Platte River Parkway, and a convenient starting point was Fort … Continue reading

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SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 1 [Fredericksburg/TX to Denver/CO]

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Saturday, August 19, 2017: As we had planned, we got up really early, I at the “unchristian” time of 03:45 am, and Mary at 4, because we had expected really congested roads on the Saturday before the solar eclipse [the … Continue reading