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Alaska Trip – Day 5 [Denali National Park #2: The Beauty of Denali – Just Pictures]

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Klick on any one of the pictures [twice] to be able to see them in full resolution. And now, let the pictures speak for themselves: Alaska Trip – Tag 5 [Denali Nationalpark #2: Die Schönheit von Denali – nur Bilder] … Continue reading


Alaska Trip – Day 5 [Denali NP #1: Bus Tour]

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Here it’s mostly text describing our bus tour, with some illustrative pictures. Nearly all the pictures of the gorgeous landscape will be shown in a separate post – without any text so as not to distract from the beauty of … Continue reading


Belated Birthday Lunch

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Yesterday, Mary had an appointment with her dermatologist in San Antonio, and as she still had a $25 gift card for her birthday from the Landry’s chain of restaurants we decided to take advantage of it and have some late … Continue reading


I Have a New One – Update

In the comments to my first post about the new camera, the Nikon Coolpix A1000, I already have some evaluation, but that is kind of moot now, as I have to send the camera back to Nikon for either repair … Continue reading


More Food

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I can’t help that this looks more and more like a foodie-blog, but here are a few more pictures of what we ate in the last few days. Noch mehr Essen Ich kann nichts dran ändern, dass dieses Blog mehr … Continue reading


Sunday Morning Breakfast …

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… of hash browns, smoked salmon, and fried eggs [sunny side up]: Sonntagsmorgenfrühstück Rösti, Räucherlachs und Spiegeleier [normal gebraten]:


Alaska Trip – Day Five [Wedding Anniversary]

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And now, after my longish digression about our not so perfect accommodation, back to the day-to-day account of the remainder of our trip: Alaska Trip – Tag 5 [Hochzeitstag] Und nun, nach meinem längeren Exkurs über unsere – vorsichtig formuliert … Continue reading


Birthday Dinner

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Yesterday was Mary’s birthday and for our dinner we went to the Cabernet Grill, our favourite restaurant here in Fredericksburg whenever we want to have excellent food and superior service. And once again, we were not disappointed at all, but … Continue reading


I Have a New One

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A new Camera, that is: a Nikon Coolpix A1000. Ich hab’ ‘ne Neue Eine neue Kamera: eine Nikon Coolpix A1000. Actually, I wouldn’t really have needed it, but my old Coolpix S9500 had one substantial disadvantage [as has my smartphone]: … Continue reading


There’s Nothing to Be Said Against …

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… selling a German-type sausage in the US, not at all. In fact, I’m all for it as I’m really missing the diversity of a German butcher’s here in the US and every look at a so-called “Deli” here makes … Continue reading