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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: 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

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SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 2 [Denver/CO to Casper/WY]

Sunday, August 20, 2017: As we had seen pictures of long lines of cars in Oregon, practically turning the highways into long linear parking lots, and as there had been constant warnings that the situation on the Colorado and Wyoming … Continue reading

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SolarEclipseRoadTrip – Day 1 [Fredericksburg/TX to Denver/CO]

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Saturday, August 19, 2017: As we had planned, we got up really early, I at the “unchristian” time of 03:45 am, and Mary at 4, because we had expected really congested roads on the Saturday before the solar eclipse [the … Continue reading