European Cities of Texas Tour

Discussion in 'Tejas and the Gulf States' started by FotoTEX, Dec 3, 2012.

  1. FotoTEX

    FotoTEX Long timer

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    Thinking about all the cities in Texas that I have ridden through with Cities in Europe as names, made me have thought- wouldn't it be cool to ride to and take a photo. of all the cities in Texas with European names. Here is my list:
    Edinburgh
    London
    Dublin
    Rhome
    Paris
    Athens
    Florence
    Geneva
    Manchester
    Moscow
    Naples
    Newcastle

    Has anyone of this forum done this yet? I am considering doing it. Any others interested in my idea? Any others not on this list that you know of?
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  2. jhansen

    jhansen Harley Rider

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    Sounds like a great way to see a lot of Texas. City sign or in front of the post office pic?
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  3. jhansen

    jhansen Harley Rider

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    Sounds like fun.
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  4. RogerWilco

    RogerWilco Been here awhile

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    New Braunfels.
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  5. No False Enthusiasm

    No False Enthusiasm a quiet adventurer

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    Weimar
    Fredericksburg
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    Marathon
    Kent
    Praha
    Moravia
    Memphis

    NFE
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  6. garfey

    garfey Scruffy Adventurer

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    Odessa pops to mind.
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  7. Meriden

    Meriden Yea whatever

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    A few of those were on my list.


    There may need to be a minumum size requirement. It seems that the Europeans who settled late in the original colony founded a town everytime they build three houses close together. In Fayette County alone Dubina, Freyburg, Hostyn, Lyons, Oldenburg, Praha, Waldeck, Warda and Wursten were all named for places that existed at the time of settlement. La Grange on the other hand was named after La Grange, Pennsylvania, the home of William Rabbs. This project could keep a guy riding for quite a a while. :ricky
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  8. No False Enthusiasm

    No False Enthusiasm a quiet adventurer

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    The minimum requirement would be a hand painted, 100 year old Catholic church!

    Dubina, Praha, (High Hill and Ammannsville, though no European siblings).

    Another requirement might be good moto connecting roads, at least including a Piano Bridge...

    NFE
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  9. Meriden

    Meriden Yea whatever

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    Been to Moscow for the ET 450 and I think that Dubina just might be busier.
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