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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

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 20 [Graceland]

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On this, our last day in Memphis, we had decided to see Graceland, Elvis Presley’s former mansion and property, now a multi-million dollar enterprise. I must come out here as not a real Elvis fan – I hope nobody holds … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 19 [Memphis/TN: The Pyramid]

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After visiting the music studios we drove – as I already wrote in my previous post – to The Pyramid, as it’s referred to by the locals, a landmark visible from various directions and from far away, … RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 19 [Memphis/TN – The Music Scene]

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For that day, June 3, 2018, we had planned to do something that, in addition to visiting Graceland [which we did on our last day in Memphis], Mary had really wanted to, i.e. visit some of the famous music studios/museums … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 18 [Bicycling in Memphis/TN]

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On this, our first full day in Memphis, we had planned to tick off our 10+ miles of bicycling in Tennessee. We had decided on the Wolf River Greenway, … RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Tag 18 [Radeln in Memphis/Tennessee] An diesem, … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 16 [Big Four Bridge and Falls of the Ohio: Background Information]

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Tag 16 [Big Four Bridge und Falls of the Ohio: Hintergrundinformation] The Big-Four Bridge is a truss bridge with six spans which connects Louisville/KY with Jeffersonville on the other side of the Ohio in Indiana. Die Big-Four … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 16 [Our Ten+ Miles in Indiana (Jeffersonville)]

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As you, dear readers of my blog, meanwhile certainly know, it is Mary’s goal and mine to bicycle at least 10+ miles in every state of the US, and that’s why our choice for Kentucky was Louisville: here it just … Continue reading

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An Evening out in San Antonio

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Last Monday, we decided to drive to San Antonio for a nice supper and a walk along the festively illuminated River Walk, and it was a fantasic experience. Ein Abendausgang in San Antonio Am vergangenen Montag waren wir für ein … Continue reading

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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