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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 14 [Goshen/OH to Louisville/KY]

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On Tuesday, May 29, we intended to get on the road again, from Goshen/OH to our next stop for sightseeing and bicycling, Louisville/KY. We had chosen Louisville because that city gave us the opportunity to at the same time add … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 13 [Little Miami Scenic Trail and Aliens]

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For that day, Monday, May 28, we had planned to bicycle the Little Miami Scenic Trail – well, not all of its 78 miles, but only a very lovely part, starting at the trailhead in Loveland. The Little Miami Scenic … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 12 [Cincinnati/OH: Nati in a Nutshell]

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For this day, Sunday, May 27, we had planned to do a guided walking-tour of Cincinnati, “Nati in a Nutshell“: a walk of about 3 hours [well, two connections (and back) by streetcar], a short synopsis – so to speak … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 11 [Hendersonville/NC – Goshen/OH]

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After our stay in Hendersonville/GA, where we found many an attraction and sight worth visiting, we wanted to be on our way again, the final destination for the day being Goshen/OH, a small township just outside of Cincinnati, where we … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 10 [Jump-Off Rock – and Another Indian Love Story]

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Only just now I’ve found out that, with “copy and paste”, I got the day-count wrong: this was not, as I had previously written, day 9 but already day 10 of our trip! For this, our last day in Hendersonville/NC, … Continue reading

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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

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 8 [Travelling the Cherohala Skyway]

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For this day Mary hand chosen a gorgeous scenic route, the Cherohala Skyway, connecting the townships of Robbinsville in North Carolina and of Tellicoe Plains in Tennessee, 43 miles altogether, through the fantastic scenic landscape of the southern Great Smoky … Continue reading

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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

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 5 [Helen – The Nacoochee Mound and an Indian Romeo-and-Juliet Story]

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Not far out of Helen, at GA 75, formerly the Unicoi Turnpike, which in itself follows the route of an ancient Indian trading-path, we find an old Indian burial mound, the Nacoochee Indian Mound: RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Tag 5 [Helen … Continue reading

Hot, Hotter, Enchanted Rock – Update

I just found out in our local paper that this record temperature was not all it got to lately, but that it was even hotter a few days later, on July 23, when it was a blazing hot furnace of 155 – right: onehundred and fifty-five! – degrees Fahrenheit on top of the rock!

Heiß, heißer, Enchanted Rock – Update

Gerade habe ich in unserer Lokalzeitung gesehen, dass dieser Rekordwert noch längst nicht Alles war, sondern dass es ein paar Tage später, am 23. Juli, dort wahre Hochofentemperaturen hatte, von sage und schreibe 68 – richtig gelesen: achtundsechzig! – Grad Celsius oben auf dem Felsen!