Category Archives: Texas Hill Country


Fredericksburg: Brigid’s Cottage

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On Thursday and Friday this week we were in Fredericksburg once again and this time we had chosen “Brigid’s Cottage” to stay at, on the one hand since we wanted to have an internet connection this time and on the … Continue reading


The Beauty of Texas – Gulf Coast to Hill Country

Besides the other descriptions I’ve already quoted, James Michener has more such in his book “Texas“, as his fictional character Ludwig Allerkamp sees it in the middle of the 19th century: “[…] this central part of Texas consisted of five … Continue reading


A few days ago I quoted a passage from James Michener‘s “Texas” about the beauty of the Texas Hill Country. Here’s one more: “[…] the fifth and most noble strip [of Texas], those marvelous, quiet lands which lay to the … Continue reading


Cyclismo – A Great B&B in Fredericksburg

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From Monday to Thursday this week we were in Fredericksburg/TX again, on the look-out for property, and this time we stayed at the “Cyclismo“. This wonderful B(&B) is run by Frank Floyd, an avid bicyclist, and therefore especially – but … Continue reading


Texas Hill Country

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I’m re-reading James Michener‘s “Texas” for the umpteenth time just now and found this wonderful description of the Texas Hill Country there: “[…] this wonderland of Central Texas, this marvellously rich congregation of small atreams winding down valleys, of sudden … Continue reading


Deer Ridge Cottage

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That’s the name of the small – well, actually, at 775 square feet, it wasn’t that small at all – cottage we rented in Cain City near Fredericksburg in the Texas Hill Country on Sunday and Monday: This way, built … Continue reading


Ready to Roll

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Last weekend, more precisely, from Friday until the day before yesterday [Monday] we were in Fredericksburg, Texas Hill Country , on the occasion of the 5th Annual LBJ 100 Bicycle Tour . And that here is what it looks like … Continue reading


Texan Wine

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Fitting in with my previous article, here a few remarks as to American wine generally and Texas wine specially: Let’s start with the fact that German wine – at least German wine that I deem drinkable – is fairly if … Continue reading