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Alaska Trip – Days Four to Eight [Views from and of the Cabin]

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As already announced, I’ll now post a few pictures of our accommodations [outside and inside] and of the views from our porch, with a few explanatory notes. As usual, if you click on the pictures, you’ll be able to see … Continue reading

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Alaska Trip – Days Four to Eight [A Disappointing Cabin, Part 2 – Comparing Promises and Reality]

In this part I’d like to compare what they say on their website about their place and what the reality is: ” … for many travellers our Cabins are the hidden gem they are seeking.  Our cabins are clean, private, … Continue reading

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Alaska Trip – Days Four to Eight [A Disappointing Cabin, Part 1]

As I have already mentioned, our cabin left much to be desired – very much indeed. Alaska Trip – Tag Vier bis Acht [Eine enttäuschende Unterkunft, Teil 1] Wie ich schon vorher gesagt habe, unser Häuschen ließ viel zu wünschen … Continue reading

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Alaska Trip – Day Four [Travelling by Coach from Anchorage to the Denali National Park]

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Not “Way up North, off to Alaska” as the song from the movie “North to Alaska” with John Wayne and Stewart Granger goes, but “Way up North, off to Denali” it was. Alaska Trip – Tag 4 [Fahrt mit dem … Continue reading

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Alaska Trip – Day Three [Anchorage Museum and Dinner “Odyssey”]

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In consideration of Mary’s continuing problems with her leg we had planned to take it easy on that day and to go by how she had slept and how she felt in the morning. We both slept well, though, and … Continue reading

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Alaska Trip – Day One [Travelling to Anchorage (by Plane)]

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Our sleep was short – as we knew it would be – but we awoke well rested, I at 3:15AM with my alarm, and Mary a few minutes before that. After a nice shower, dressing and packing the few things … Continue reading

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Crazy Me – Part 1 [Travelling to the Soccer Match Dortmund vs. Liverpool in South Bend/IN]

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Why I am crazy? Because I actually, just to watch a soccer match, which I would have been able to watch on TV here [it was broadcast live] much better, flew/drove all the way up to South Bend/IN. Admittedly, it … Continue reading

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In Port Aransas – Again

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A few days ago we were in our most favourite spot at the Texas Gulf Coast again, in Port Aransas on Mustang Island. Mustang Island is a typical, that is quite elongated but very narrow, Barrier Island, and as such … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 [Some Numbers and Data]

Finally, to finish my account of that road trip, I want to add a few figures and data. The figures here about our total miles and gas consumption are based on our “car log” and therefore slightly different from those … 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