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SolarEclipseRoadTrip [Some Further Notes]

Let’s just start with the (enormous) distances, a feature that still amazes me whenever we travel. SolarEclipseRoadTrip [einige weitere Anmerkungen] Fangen wir einmal an mit den (enormen) Distanzen, einer Tatsache, die mich immer noch, obwohl ich doch schon seit fast … Continue reading

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SolarEclipseRoadTrip [Some Numbers and Data]

Finally, to finish my account of that road trip, I want to add a few figures and data: SolarEclipseRoadTrip [Einige Zahlen und Daten] Abschließend zu dieser Tour noch ein paar Zahlen und Daten: We did 3,796.8 miles in these 11 … Continue reading

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SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 11 [From Enid/OK back Home to Fredericksburg/TX]

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017: All good things (must) come to an end – eventually – and so this ist he last day now of our SolarEclipseRoadTrip. Once again I woke up without an alarm, at 6:05AM, while Mary slept on … Continue reading

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SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 10 [From Sioux Falls/SD to Enid/OK]

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Monday, August 28, 2017: Slowly but surely our SolarEclipseRoadTrip is nearing ist end and the day today promises to be a real “Road Trip”. So as to be home in two days we really want to get mileage done today … Continue reading

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SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 9 [Mopping-up Our Visit to Sioux Falls/SD]

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Sunday, August 27, 2017: Now it only remains to “mop up” our days in Sioux Falls with some pictures I couldn’t really fit into my previous postings, even if that does not exactly follow the chronological order. SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Tag … Continue reading

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SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 9 [Sioux Falls/SD: A Stroll along “Sculpture Walk”]

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Sunday, August 27, 2017: After we had had our fill – with good food and with the wonderful pictures of the waterfalls – we wanted to see at least some of the fantastic sculptures in downtown Sioux Falls, but before … Continue reading

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SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 9 [Sioux Falls/SD: Afternoon in Falls Park]

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Sunday, August 27, 2017: After a short respite in our motel we got off again, to town. We had really wanted to go back and explore Falls Park and the spectacular waterfalls as well as the sculptures of the “sculpture … Continue reading

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SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 9 [Excursion into Iowa for the Ed Winkel Trail out of Sibley]

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Sunday, August 27, 2017: In my previous post I had already mentioned that we wanted to go to Iowa on that day, for Mary to get the about 7 miles she still lacked in that state. How it came about … Continue reading

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SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 8 [Sioux Falls/SD: Bicycling the Sioux Falls Bike Trails]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017: Well, as I said at the end of my previous posting: we didn’t stay in our motel room, but nearly immediately left again to drive to Falls Park and start our bicycling of the Sioux Falls … Continue reading

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SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 8 [Grand Forks/ND to Sioux Falls/SD]

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Saturday, August 26, 2017: Today it was to be another day on the road. To begin with: Mary had chosen Sioux Falls because that city, too, had nice bicycle paths, and because from here it was only a short side … Continue reading