Monthly Archives: September 2010

Day 13: Giving Up the Car

Arriving in Paris Wednesday we drove straight to TT Car transport – near the airport.  This is the company that will handle shipping of my car.  We have an appointment at 9AM Thursday so we wanted to find our way … Continue reading

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Day 11 & 12

Not a lot of pictures to share as we got to the point of the trip where we have a bit of driving to do.  First we headed back into Germany.  We had two things on our agenda.  One, drive … Continue reading

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Day 10: Alsace

Today is Monday and the wineries were open.  There was a lot of wine being made.  Since it’s harvest time you could actually smell the grapes in the air. Trucks filled with grapes, like this one, were on every road. … Continue reading

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Day 9: France on Sunday

Well, it turns out it is impossible to visit a winery in France on Sunday.  In fact, it turns out it’s about impossible to do anything in France on Sunday.  The locals seem to just wander around the towns looking … Continue reading

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Day 8: Lucerne in the Rain

Lucerne is a beautiful city.  Unfortunately it was raining, hard, and was not forecast to let up for a few days.  We strolled through the city center a bit then got in our car and headed north to where the … Continue reading

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Day 7: The Big Drive

We decided to leave Samnoun…none of the fancy Swiss luxury goods tickled our fancy enough to entice a purchase, even at Samnoun’s duty-free rates.  Well, OK, we stocked up on chocolate.  50 Swiss Franks to fill the gas tank, which … Continue reading

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Day 6: Zugspitz

We started the day on the cogwheel train from Garmish which climbed 1,000 meters to Eibsee.  From Eibsee we took the gondola up another 2,000 meters or so to the peak of Zugspitz.  The castles took longer than we expected yesterdy.  … Continue reading

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