Category Archives: SolarEclipseRoadTrip

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SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 7 [Grand Forks/ND & MN: Bicycling the Greenway of Greater Grand Forks]

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Friday, August 25, 2017: Mary had chosen this trail, and with that also Grand Forks as one stop on our SolarEclipseRoadTrip, because we could here in one stroke get two states on our list of US-states in which we have … Continue reading

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SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 6 [Billings/MT to Grand Forks/ND – Part 2]

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Thursday, August 24, 2017: Ok, let’s go on. At 12:23PM we cross the border between Montana and North Dakota, but – unfortunately – can’t stop on the Interstate to take a picture of the state sign. We drive on through … Continue reading

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SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 6 [Billings/MT to Grand Forks/ND – Part 1]

Thursday, August 24, 2017: Today was going to be – as said before – another long day on the road, 675 miles according to Google Maps. This is why we had set our alarms for a relatively early time, Mary … Continue reading

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SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 5 [Casper/WY to Billings/MT]

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017: Today was the day on which we wanted to continue travelling. As in Wyoming we were relatively far “up” north, and as it was not too far into Montana, our plans were to drive to Billings/MT … Continue reading

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SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 4 [Casper/WY: Bicycling the Platte River Parkway]

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017: As I wrote in my latest posting, we had planned to ride our bicycles on (part of) the Platte River Parkway on that day, and a convenient starting point was Fort Caspar, as it is located … Continue reading

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SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 4 [Casper/WY: Fort Caspar]

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017: On this day we had planned -besides in the evening celebrating our anniversay with a nice dinner –  to ride our bicycles on (part of) the Platte River Parkway, and a convenient starting point was Fort … Continue reading

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SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 4 [Casper/WY: Anniversary Day]

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017: Today it was another big day, our 8th anniversary. So let me start with that, and our evening dinner, first, and later post about what else we did that day, i.e. bicycling the Platte River Parkway … Continue reading

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SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 3 [Casper/WY: Addendum]

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Monday, August 21, 2017: A few pictures here which I had forgotten to include in my previous posting. Before walking into town, we took two pictures at our place. Sorry about the quality of the one I took. SolarEclipseRoadTrip – … Continue reading

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SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 3 [Casper/WY: The Big Day – Total Eclipse]

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Monday, August 21, 2017: Today, from 11:42:39AM till 11:45:05AM with its peak at 11:43:52AM, the great moment was to be – total solar eclipse in Casper. SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Tag 3 [Casper/Wyoming: Der große Tag – Sonnenfinsternis] Montag, 21. August 2017: … Continue reading

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SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 2 [Casper/WY: First Impressions]

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Sunday, August 20, 2017: After we had caught a quick glimpse of our accommodation, we drove on to Downtown Casper and looked for a spot in the shade for parking. We were quite surprised how easy it proved to find … Continue reading