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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

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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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Galveston Harbour – The “Carnival Valor” Leaving

As I said – and showed – in my previous post, we could see the cruise ships from the window of our room. And we were also able to watch – and record video footage – of the “Carnival Valor” … Continue reading

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Galveston – The Harbor House Hotel at Pier 21

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Let’s – after quite some time in between – continue with reporting about our stay in Galveston more than a month ago, this time with a description/review of our hotel. Ever since we had seen it last year we had … Continue reading

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First Real Downpour of the Year

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Over all, this year has been way too dry so far, but (early) this morning we had quite a thunderstorm with a very heavy downpour [at around 10:30 our raingauge showed 3 inches] and within minutes our wet weather creek, … Continue reading

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Garden(ing) News – Blogpost # 1

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Gartennachrichten – Blogartikel # 1 We have a new guest in our garden. Last week I saw – for the first time in my life – an Armadillo! I knew, of course, that they are around here: after all the … Continue reading

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Navigare Est Vivere – on Board during the Tall Ships’ Parade in Galveston

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What better than to revive this blog with some pictures of the Tall Ships (Parade) in Galveston that took place exactly on my birthday this year, on April 5th. We had found out about that event when we were there … Continue reading

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SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 1 [Fredericksburg/TX to Denver/CO]

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Saturday, August 19, 2017: As we had planned, we got up really early, I at the “unchristian” time of 03:45 am, and Mary at 4, because we had expected really congested roads on the Saturday before the solar eclipse [the … Continue reading

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Galveston 2017 – “Good Bye, Galveston”

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For our last evening in Galveston we had wanted to have a good supper again, and in a nice location. So we decided on the “Fisherman’s Wharf” located next to Pier 21, kind of “in the shade of the Elissa”. … Continue reading

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Galveston 2017 – Impressions #4 [Just Pictures – More or Less]

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Somehow it’s time to try and wrap up my “Galveston 2017 Impressions”. Therefore I’m presenting a lot of pictures here, without much of a comment. Galveston 2017 – Eindrücke #4 [Einfach Bilder – mehr oder weniger] So langsam wird es … Continue reading