Category Archives: Texas


Meanwhile at the Coast (#6) – We’re Leaving Port Aransas

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And now there’s nothing left but to get in a few words and pictures about our leaving Port A. We did it in a leisurely fashion, as check-out time was a very convenient 11 AM. So we had breakfast, packed … Continue reading


Meanwhile at the Coast (#5) – Three Restaurants in Port Aransas

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Of course, we had yummy suppers – every evening. The first two evenings we went to restaurants we know, two of our favourite haunts, Virginia’s on the Bay and Trout Street Bar and Grill, and for our last evening we … Continue reading


Meanwhile at the Coast (#4)- Port Aransas: Just Videos of the Beach

Whereas in my previous post I shared pictures only of birds at the beach in Port A., it’s now just videos of the beach. Zwischenzeitlich an der Küste (#4) – Port Aransas: Nur Videos vom Strand Während ich in meinem … Continue reading


Meanwhile at the Coast (#3)- Port Aransas: Simply Birds

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Let’s now have a look at our feathered friends. I’m just showing the pictures. Oh well, as I don’t have much of an idea – if any – which bird(s) I am showing, I’d appreciate it very much if the … Continue reading


Meanwhile at the Coast (#2)- Port Aransas: Dunes and Beach

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As said before, it was a short walk only, along a concrete walkway and a boardwalk, from our condo to the beach: Zwischenzeitlich an der Küste (#2) – Port Aransas: Dünen und Strand Wie vorher schon gesagt: es war nur … Continue reading


Meanwhile at the Coast (#1)- Port Aransas: Our Condo

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In the 3rd week of August we were at the beach, again in Port Aransas, our favourite place at the coast of the Gulf of Mexico, to celebrate our anniversary. I have to split this account again, because of the … 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!


Hot, Hotter, Enchanted Rock

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On Thursday, July 19, it was an incredible 133 degrees Fahrenheit on the summit of Enchanted Rock, just about 17 miles from here. Heiß, heißer, Enchanted Rock Am Donnerstag, dem 19. Juli, waren es unglaubliche 56 Grad Celsius auf dem … Continue reading


RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day One [Fredericksburg – Pearl/MS]

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As said before: our plan was to leave by 6AM at the latest, but as it often happens, we didn’t quite manage that as that last few tasks in the house took longer than anticipated, and it was not before … Continue reading


Galveston – Foodwise

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I think I left the best for my last blog post about Galveston: the good food we had!  🙂  Well, we did have some seriously great food, especially on the occasion of my birthday dinner at Fisherman’s Wharf. But let’s … Continue reading