Category Archives: RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018

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Aspects of (American) Architecture

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In March Manni. he of the “Mannis Fotobude” blog, started a photoproject “architecture” and asked for contributions. I have already done so in my “Bilderbuch Blog“, under the heading “Architecture through the Ages“, but as I have many more pictures … Continue reading

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May he Fourth be with you

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Star Wars Day somewhat different: A t-shirt I could not pass by when we visited the Ranger Station and Gift Shop of the Pisgah National Forest in North Carolina in 2018, and it’s honoured again today. An diesem T-Shirt konnte … 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

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Days 17 to 20 [Eating out in Memphis – Continued]

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As I mentioned quite frequently in my last postings, I want to do a separate one, like a summary, of our dinners in Memphis. I really needed to show and tell you about our other ventures in Memphis first, of … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 20 [Graceland]

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On this, our last day in Memphis, we had decided to see Graceland, Elvis Presley’s former mansion and property, now a multi-million dollar enterprise. I must come out here as not a real Elvis fan – I hope nobody holds … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 19 [Memphis/TN: The Pyramid]

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After visiting the music studios we drove – as I already wrote in my previous post – to The Pyramid, as it’s referred to by the locals, a landmark visible from various directions and from far away, … RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 19 [Memphis/TN – The Music Scene]

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For that day, June 3, 2018, we had planned to do something that, in addition to visiting Graceland [which we did on our last day in Memphis], Mary had really wanted to, i.e. visit some of the famous music studios/museums … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 18 [Bicycling in Memphis/TN]

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On this, our first full day in Memphis, we had planned to tick off our 10+ miles of bicycling in Tennessee. We had decided on the Wolf River Greenway, … RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Tag 18 [Radeln in Memphis/Tennessee] An diesem, … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 17 [Louisville/KY to Memphis/TN]

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Well, our days “On the Banks of the Ohio” – as the popular song goes – had come to an end, and it was time to get on the move again, to our last destination on that trip, Memphis/TN. At … Continue reading