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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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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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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 – EindrĂĽcke #4 [Einfach Bilder – mehr oder weniger] So langsam wird es … Continue reading

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Galveston 2017 – Impressions #3 [The Bishop’s Palace]

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When in Galveston, the Bishop’s Palace, aka Gresham’s Castle for it’s first owner, is an absolute must. It was built in the Victorian Style in between 1887 and 1893 for Walter Gresham, a local lawyer and politician,  and his family. … Continue reading

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Galveston 2017 – Impressions #2 [Tree Sculptures]

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Hurrican Ike, which hit Galveston on September 13, 2008, destroyed, either directly by the gale-force wind and the tidal surge, or indirectly afterwards by the saltwater, many of the old magnificent oaks in town. But some of them came to … Continue reading

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Galveston 2017 – Impressions #1 [The Strand and Neighbourhood]

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For my further narration about our trip to Galveston in April this year I don’t want to use the diary-style type of narration I employed for our “RailTrailsRaodTrip” of October last year, i.e. narrating about each day’s exploits separately, but … Continue reading