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    Default Milan, Verona, Neuschwantstein trip

    I love this city - Milan. My second time and I think I would live here.

    We drove about 8hrs, but travelled about 14 due to stops for lunch and the mountain coaster in the black forest. Little tip? If you live in south or central-west germany, take a date to Lucerne for lunch. Lucerne is incredible. Most are just phone snapshots, sorry.


    Got into Milan about 20:30 - set up my camera to have folks selfie-shoot right in my shot! jerks


    Todtnau, germany @Trigg and @Nukeman will see this place soon.



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    verona and neuschwanstein.





    “… the greatest detractor from high performance is fear: fear that you are not prepared, fear that you are in over your head, fear that you are not worthy, and ultimately, fear of failure. If you can eliminate that fear—not through arrogance or just wishing difficulties away, but through hard work and preparation—you will put yourself in an incredibly powerful position to take on the challenges you face" - Pete Carroll.

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    I loved Neuschwanstein. Visited the castle with the family while stationed in Germany.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CSM View Post
    I loved Neuschwanstein. Visited the castle with the family while stationed in Germany.

    come back
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    Looking good buddy!!!

    What vehicle ya got with you for this trip?

    Damn, I just turned 50 and don't even have a passport. I AM very jealous whenever I see your travels, stateside or wherever.
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    no way you're 50...has it been that long since USMB and gop_jeff and all that?


    I have a rented POS Ford Van/Wagon thing. it's the worst driving dynamics I've experienced in awhile. But seats seven.
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    Nuke and i had an amazing time traveling around Germany with Darin. I loved seeing the castles and wondering around the adorable cities and towns. I'm pretty sure I had a permanent grin on my face the entire 5 days. I guarantee we wouldn't have found half of the places he took us if we were left to our own devices.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trigg View Post
    Nuke and i had an amazing time traveling around Germany with Darin. I loved seeing the castles and wondering around the adorable cities and towns. I'm pretty sure I had a permanent grin on my face the entire 5 days. I guarantee we wouldn't have found half of the places he took us if we were left to our own devices.
    It's great to see you, I'm so glad you had a great time.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Trigg View Post
    Nuke and i had an amazing time travelling around Germany with Darin. I loved seeing the castles and wondering around the adorable cities and towns. I'm pretty sure I had a permanent grin on my face the entire 5 days. I guarantee we wouldn't have found half of the places he took us if we were left to our own devices.

    And France

    You guys are just fantastic.
    @Kathianne - Your turn!
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    Quote Originally Posted by darin View Post
    And France

    You guys are just fantastic.
    @Kathianne - Your turn!
    I wish. I'm just holding on until Friday, 1st pay day! Woot!

    Kids are in class tomorrow, I'm going to bed.
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    I want to give a HUGE thanks to Darin for his hospitality and he is a GREAT trip planner. the wife and I had an amazing time and could not have asked for a better person to show us around. So many little towns and winery's. Thank you so much
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    Looks like you all had a great time!
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