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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 4 [Bicycling the Silver Comet Trail in Georgia]

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As I wrote in my previous post, I had had to somewhat modify my plans for that day, because I had not been able to do all of the distance I had originally wanted to do the day before, and … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 3 [Bicycling the Chief Ladiga Trail in Alabama]

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Well, now for the actual bicycle ride: after a good and restful night we were up early, as is usual for us when travelling, because I wanted to do my bicycling before noon, if possible, since there were thunderstorms in … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 3 [Preliminary Thoughts]

It looks like I had better split this day into two or even three separate posts or it might be way too long. So let me start with our plans for that day [and the next one] first: RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Planning

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As in the years before [our first was, btw, already in 2005, at that time to the south-east, as far as Florida] we wanted to do another “RailTrailsRoadTrip” this year, meaning we wanted to visit some states other than Texas … Continue reading

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Altstadt Brewery Commercial During Soccer World Championship

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When I watched the match Spain vs. Portugal recently, I was ever so surprised to see a commercial from our recently opened local Altstadt Brewery here in Fredericksburg/Texas: Altstadt Brauerei Werbespot während der Fußball-Weltmeisterschaft Als ich vor ein paar Tagen … Continue reading

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More Galveston Videos

As I wrote before, it was not only the “Carnival Valor” we could watch sailing by, but also the “When and If” and the “Lynx“. Here’s a video of those two beautiful vessels. Unfortunately, I again had to shoot the … Continue reading

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SolarEclipseRoadTrip [Some Numbers and Data]

Finally, to finish my account of that road trip, I want to add a few figures and data: SolarEclipseRoadTrip [Einige Zahlen und Daten] Abschließend zu dieser Tour noch ein paar Zahlen und Daten: We did 3,796.8 miles in these 11 … Continue reading

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SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 9 [Excursion into Iowa for the Ed Winkel Trail out of Sibley]

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Sunday, August 27, 2017: In my previous post I had already mentioned that we wanted to go to Iowa on that day, for Mary to get the about 7 miles she still lacked in that state. How it came about … Continue reading

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SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 8 [Sioux Falls/SD: Bicycling the Sioux Falls Bike Trails]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017: Well, as I said at the end of my previous posting: we didn’t stay in our motel room, but nearly immediately left again to drive to Falls Park and start our bicycling of the Sioux Falls … Continue reading

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SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 7 [Grand Forks/ND & MN: Bicycling the Greenway of Greater Grand Forks]

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Friday, August 25, 2017: Mary had chosen this trail, and with that also Grand Forks as one stop on our SolarEclipseRoadTrip, because we could here in one stroke get two states on our list of US-states in which we have … Continue reading