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Appetizers

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Now that I’m back from our trip to the Southwest and ready to post again, here are two appetizers for what is to come. First, though, I need to finish my reports about our trip to Alaska, especially with pictures … Continue reading

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Alaska Trip – Day Four [Travelling by Coach from Anchorage to the Denali National Park]

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Not “Way up North, off to Alaska” as the song from the movie “North to Alaska” with John Wayne and Stewart Granger goes, but “Way up North, off to Denali” it was. Alaska Trip – Tag 4 [Fahrt mit dem … Continue reading

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Alaska Trip – Day Three [Anchorage Museum and Dinner “Odyssey”]

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In consideration of Mary’s continuing problems with her leg we had planned to take it easy on that day and to go by how she had slept and how she felt in the morning. We both slept well, though, and … Continue reading

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Alaska Trip – Day One [City Trolley Tour and First Dinner in Anchorage]

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As I already wrote in my previous entry, we took a “Lyft” service from the airport to our Hotel, the “Historic Anchorage Hotel“: Alaska Trip – Tag Eins [City Trolley Tour und erstes Abendessen in Anchorage] Wie im vorherigen Beitrag … Continue reading

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Crazy Me – Part 4 [Saturday and Sunday in South Bend]

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Well, I wouldn’t call these two days “crazy” at all. They were more like routine travelling-days, except for the fact that I spent all of that Saturday in my room and stayed in bed most of the time as once … Continue reading

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Palo Duro Canyon State Park: “Texas” – the Musical

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For our last evening, we had planned to see the musical “Texas”, which is being performed in the amphitheatre down on the canyon floor during summertime. We had already nosed around some in this place in the afternoon. The whole … Continue reading

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Hiking in Palo Duro Canyon State Park

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I’m combining two days here. On our first day we did the Rojo Grande Trail, and on our second the Kiowa Trail. Mary had chosen these two trails from the map and description we had been given at the park’s … Continue reading

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Backlog

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I seem to be unable to catch up with all the goings-on I want to blog about. There’s way too much new stuff constantly coming up, plus important things other than blogging to do, and on top of it all … Continue reading

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Support Your Local Sheriff

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That was the first movie in this year’s “Movies under the Stars” series on the former LBJ Ranch, now the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park, in Stonewall/TX this year. This performance not only commemorated the 50th anniversary of the … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 21 and 22 [Home to Fredericksburg from Memphis]

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So now, with our visit to Memphis, our last year’s RailTrailsRoadTrip is as good as at an end, and it only remains for me to cover our – mostly – uneventful trip back. The fastest route would have been using … Continue reading