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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

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Fredericksburg: Accommodation

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On Wednesday and Thursday we were in Fredericksburg again, looking for houses and/or property. This time we had a dog-friendly accommodation so we were able to take Sally and Chiquita with us. That not possible at quite a few locations, … Continue reading

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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

Alea Jacta Est …

… as Gaius Julius Caesar is supposed to have said. For us it means that we have finally decided to move to the Texas Hill Country. When we were there from Monday to Thursday this week, looking for property, we really found a place we’d really like [in Cain City near Fredericksburg] and now we’ll have to keep our fingers crossed that we’ll be able to manage to sell some of our property here quickly enough so that we can can buy that place without someone else snatching it away from us.

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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

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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

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Cooper’s in Llano – the Best Barbeque in Texas

Last night, when we returned from Fredericksburg to Kingsland, we stopped at Cooper’s Barbeque in Llano for supper, and I can only confirm the impression I had when – years ago – I ate there for the first time: it’s … Continue reading

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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

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Oversized Bunsen Burner

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This is what it looked like across the highway after fracking was done: After fracking was done and over with, it looked like this for a while across the highway from our property. I don’t really know what they were … Continue reading

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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