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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

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RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 11 [Katy Trail]

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After a good and relatively long night we woke up between 7:30 and 8AM. It was still overcast and cool outside, but there was no more rain. For breakfast we again had some stuff from the breakfast basket and from … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 10 [Rainy Day in Hermann/MO]

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After a somewhat longer break for the holidays it is now time, I think, to go on with my account of our road trip, because otherwise – as I’ve only managed the first half of that tour – it will … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 9 [St. Louis/MO – Hermann/MO]

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Even if it would have been a short distance only – according to Google Maps 92.3 miles [1 hr 41 mins] if we had taken I-70. But on the one hand we usually avoid the big Interstates, preferring the smaller … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 8 [St. Louis]

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We had reserved this day for St. Louis itself, since despite all our bicycling plans we also didn’t want to neglect the “sights by the wayside”. RailTrailsRoadTrip – Tag 8 [St. Louis] Diesen Tag hatten wir uns für St. Louis … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip – Day 7 [Fantastic Dinner at Porter’s Steakhouse]

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As said before, we had our supper just around the corner, at Porter’s Steakhouse. RailTrailsRoadTrip – Tag 7 [Ein fantastisches Abendessen im Porter’s Steakhouse] Wie schon gesagt, zum Abendessen waren wir im, gewissermaßen gleich um die Ecke, im Porter’s Steakhouse. … Continue reading