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RailTrailsRoadTrip [Some Numbers and Data]

Finally, to finish my account of that road trip, I want to add a few figures and data: RailTrailsRoadTrip [Einige Zahlen und Daten] Abschließend zu dieser Tour noch ein paar Zahlen und Daten: We did 3,204.miles in these 18 days … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 18 [The Final Day, Oklahoma City/OK – Fredericksburg/TX]

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In short: as I didn’t have a good night and still felt bad all morning, we decided not to ride our bicycles in Oklahoma City but to cut the trip short by one day and head straight home. RailTrailsRoadTrip – … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 17 [Beatrice/NE – Oklahoma City/OK]

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Everything comes to an end eventually, even a wonderful holiday, and so this was the first day of our way back. RailTrailsRoadTrip – Tag 17 [Beatrice/Nebraska – Oklahoma City/Oklahoma] Alles kommt einmal zu einem Ende, unausweichlich, und so war dies … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 16 [Supper at the “Black Crow”]

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For our last evening in Beatrice/NE we decided to go and have supper at the “Black Crow“, a restaurant that had been recommended to us by a woman I met just when I stopped on my ride towards the motel. … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 16 [Homestead Trail/NE]

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It’s been a long, long time since I last wrote about our RailTrailsRoadTrip in October 2016, but I think it’s really high time to finish this (before we go on another one in August this year). RailTrailsRoadTrip – Tag 16 … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 15 [Wabash Trace/IA]

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Talking of “Wabash” (Trace): it might be nice, while reading this post, to also listen to the song “Wabash Cannonball”. After all, it was this legendary fictitious train that gave the trace its name. Here the video with the version … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 14 [Chief Standing Bear Trail/NE]

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OK, let’s continue here: RailTrailsRoadTrip – Tag 14 [Chief Standing Bear Trail, Nebraska] OK, dann geht es jetzt hier weiter: Basically, the Chief Standing Bear Trail was quite similar to the previous one and again led me through a very … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 14 [Blue River Trail/KS]

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This morning I woke up quite early, even without having set an alarm: at 7 AM. Was it the fact that we wanted to do not one but two rail trails on that day? I don’t know. Anyway: I dressed … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 13 [Independence/MO – Beatrice/NE]

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After a good breakfast [2 pancakes and 2 breakfast link sausages for Mary, an egg, 4 sausage patties and 2 cups of coffee for me] we got on the road on another wonderful autumn day – cool but sunny. The … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 12 [Hermann/MO – Independence/MO]

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This day was to be a day on the road again, but not for a long distance. As it was, so to speak, on our route from Hermann/MO to Beatrice in southern Nebraska, our destination for our next bicycle rides, … Continue reading