Category Archives: walking tour

Tour of Shiner, TX

The Spoetzl brewery and their variations of Shiner Beer has made the town “a household word” throughout the state of Texas.  The walk we did in Shiner, however, only included a cemetery and a small park. We did a loop … Continue reading

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Improvise, Adapt and Overcome! 7/27/2019

This is the unofficial motto of the Marine Corp (Clint Eastwood says it in “Heartbreak Ridge”). But I think it applies to those of us who participate in Volksmarching, so I am borrowing it. We showed up to register for … Continue reading

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College Station (A&M Campus) 06/09/2018

We wanted to walk the campus, but the walk registration box is hosted by the Bush Presidential Library which doesn’t open until 9:30…. so we made up our own 5K walk route. We started at 8 a.m. and were finished … Continue reading

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Houston Tunnels and Skybridges Volksmarch- 07/28/2017

Houston’s “underground” is a system of tunnels 20 feet below the downtown streets and more than 6 miles long. Having started out years ago as a tunnel between two downtown movie theaters, today it includes restaurants and retail and connects … Continue reading

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Salado, TX Urban Hike – 08/27/16

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Shiner, TX Urban Hike – 08/20/16

Todays adventure included a long drive and a walk around Shiner, Tx. Registration was at Harold’s Convenience Store.

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Granbury, TX Urban Hike – 08/06/16

Todays urban hike started at the First Presbyterian Church. Priscilla and Heinz were working the start table. Ed and Carlen talking to Heinz. Activity at the registration area.  Some of the 5K walkers are already checking in. Our daughter Kerwin … Continue reading

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