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Meanwhile at the Coast (#2)- Port Aransas: Dunes and Beach

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As said before, it was a short walk only, along a concrete walkway and a boardwalk, from our condo to the beach: Zwischenzeitlich an der Küste (#2) – Port Aransas: Dünen und Strand Wie vorher schon gesagt: es war nur … Continue reading

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More Wonderful [= Beneficial] Rain

From some time around midnight last night to about 1:30PM today we had some more rain, a total of 2.7 inches, which means that over a span of more than 13 hours it was a nice steadily-soaking and ground-penetrating rain, … Continue reading

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Rain – Glorious, Wonderful, Long Longed For, Ever So Welcome

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In my previous post I already talked about the rain that had started yesterday in the afternoon and that has brought us here at the house 1.9″ so far. This morning, when I got up, I heard that most welcome … Continue reading

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RAIN!!!

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This is what the weatherforecast must look like on the xomputer screen: REGEN!!! So muss die Wettervorhersage auf dem Monitor aussehen: It started to rain yesterday afternoon, when I was bbq-ing, and has been raining – sometimes heavily – off … Continue reading

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Meanwhile at the Coast (#1)- Port Aransas: Our Condo

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In the 3rd week of August we were at the beach, again in Port Aransas, our favourite place at the coast of the Gulf of Mexico, to celebrate our anniversary. I have to split this account again, because of the … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 7 [Arriving at the “Breath of Fresh Air” BnB in Hendersonville/NC]

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As said in my previous entry, it had started to rain again shortly after us leaving the Pickens trailhead of the Doodle Trail, but later it became sunny again, with a blue sky and some white and puffy clouds. The … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 7 [The Doodle Trail in Pickens/SC]

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That day our travelling-plans made for a short distance only [124 miles], from Helen/GA to our new base for a few days, the “A Breath of Fresh Air” B&B [which we had booked via AirBnB], in Hendersonville/NC, with a short … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Days 5 & 6 [Two Helen Restaurants]

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Now that I’m done describing Helen itself, our hotel, and our trips, it only remains to report about the two restaurants in Helen we went to for supper, the Hofbräuhaus and the Troll Tavern. RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Tag 5 & … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 6 [Helen: Visiting the Tallulah Falls]

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The day before, as I said in my article about our trip to Brasstown Bald, Popcorn Overlook, and the Old Sautee Store, we had given up on hiking around in the Tallulah Falls State Park because it was pouring with … Continue reading

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RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Day 5 [Helen – The Nacoochee Mound and an Indian Romeo-and-Juliet Story]

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Not far out of Helen, at GA 75, formerly the Unicoi Turnpike, which in itself follows the route of an ancient Indian trading-path, we find an old Indian burial mound, the Nacoochee Indian Mound: RailTrailsRoadTrip 2018 – Tag 5 [Helen … Continue reading