Tag Archives: Gulf Coast


Galveston 2017 – “Good Bye, Galveston”

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For our last evening in Galveston we had wanted to have a good supper again, and in a nice location. So we decided on the “Fisherman’s Wharf” located next to Pier 21, kind of “in the shade of the Elissa”. … Continue reading


Galveston 2017 – Impressions #4 [Just Pictures – More or Less]

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Somehow it’s time to try and wrap up my “Galveston 2017 Impressions”. Therefore I’m presenting a lot of pictures here, without much of a comment. Galveston 2017 – Eindrücke #4 [Einfach Bilder – mehr oder weniger] So langsam wird es … Continue reading


Galveston 2017 – Impressions #3 [The Bishop’s Palace]

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When in Galveston, the Bishop’s Palace, aka Gresham’s Castle for it’s first owner, is an absolute must. It was built in the Victorian Style in between 1887 and 1893 for Walter Gresham, a local lawyer and politician,  and his family. … Continue reading


Galveston 2017 – Birthday Dinner at Gaido’s

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When I read Mary’s diary again, about what all we did in Galveston on April 5th, my birthday, I was in two minds if I should start writing about the way that day went, and only then, later, about our … Continue reading


Birthday Trip to Galveston [1]

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Having finished – finally – describing our “RailTrailsRoadTrip” from October last year, I can no proceed to writing about the short trip we took to Galveston in April this year, to celebrate my (70th) birthday. That will very likely be … Continue reading


When We Were in Port Aransas Lately, …

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… we did not only eat, even if it may seem so from my previous posting. Als wir neulich in Port Aransas waren, … … haben wir nicht nur gegessen, auch wenn es – geht man nach meinem vorherigen Beitrag … Continue reading


South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center [2]

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The reasons it has taken me so long to publish pictures of the birds and other animals we saw at the South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center were that, on the one hand, I always have difficulties to decide … Continue reading


Dancelli Is Fun

I’m just back from a 20-mile ride in the Rockport/Fulton area, where we are staying at a condo of some of our friends. It was fun, simply fun, to ride the vintage Dancelli again after more than a year. The … Continue reading