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Post by Greg 01 » Sat Oct 01, 2016 6:21 pm

Just parked up in St tropez the car park is a free for all park where and how you like and dump it !
This guy has to be worried about any dings !
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Post by Greg 01 » Sat Oct 01, 2016 6:44 pm

Best curry house in St tropez.
Food is excellent. :thumbsup:
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Post by Greg 01 » Mon Oct 03, 2016 7:01 pm

Currently at Lake como having been forced to drive through central Milan after a crash on the autostrada :o . Holy smoke was Milan a crazy place to drive through . I thought Paris was bad :cry: I managed to get through unscathed .
The car in front did run a guy over crossing the road gave him a real bang and sent him rolling in the road . :o .
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Post by Greg 01 » Wed Oct 05, 2016 4:44 pm

Hi guys now over in brienz .a few more pics .
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Post by Greg 01 » Wed Oct 05, 2016 4:47 pm

Stunning view above the clouds on Mt titlis .
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Post by Smartbear » Wed Oct 05, 2016 6:24 pm

Super pics Greg, looks like your creating some great memories :thumbsup:
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Post by Greg 01 » Wed Oct 05, 2016 7:08 pm

Cheers smart bear :thumbsup: .
The car has been fantastic to drive through some of these roads .
Cheers to the guy I met coming over the San bernadino pass all of a sudden face to face with another roadster . Lights flashing and a wave and he was gone . :thumbsup: :driving: .
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Post by paulgs1000 » Wed Oct 05, 2016 7:15 pm

Great photos and an impressive fuel consumption . . . looks a fabulous first Zed road trip - nice one :thumbsup:
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Post by Greg 01 » Fri Oct 07, 2016 7:53 pm

After a night stopover in koblenz overlooking the rhine now chilled out in the hotel overlooking the port of rotterdam .
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Post by mr wilks » Fri Oct 07, 2016 8:00 pm

Some great pics Greg , have enjoyed following your trek :thumbsup:
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Post by Chris_D » Fri Oct 07, 2016 8:08 pm

Awesome pics greg!
Planning a similar road trip once Betty is up and running....!
Will be travelling south from Holland, taking in the Stelvio and Grimsel passes and down into Italy then back via Portugal and France. Winter would be fun but thinking Spring next year is probably more viable.
You probably passed me in Vleuten as I'm sure you were on the A12 to get to Rotterdam - could have stopped by for a cuppa!
You gettting the ferry back tomorrow from Rotterdam? It's an awesome, relaxed way to get back to Blighty....
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Post by Greg 01 » Fri Oct 07, 2016 8:24 pm

Cheers Andy , I have been keeping and eye on your updates re new roady ! Great looking colour . :thumbsup:
We came up the 61 / 58 .
Up through cologne dusseldorf had a great run up though good weather no traffic 90 all the way the car has been a revelation this first road trip . I have done most of the passes in my old e46 vert . But did the susten and San bernadino this time , I cooked the brakes pretty badly on the bernadino as I was a little to enthusiastic so I decided the stelvio will have to wait till I sort the brakes out .
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Post by Greg 01 » Fri Oct 07, 2016 8:27 pm

Sounds like a great trip Chris :thumbsup: .
There was a few things I've missed but already started a list for next year . The view from my hotel room is a boaters dream a little surprise from my wife I love all the ships n boats etc .we are in rotterdam till Sunday morning off to the biggest market in Europe tomorrow in the rotterdam centre .
This is what we call home in manchester.
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Post by Greg 01 » Fri Oct 07, 2016 8:42 pm

She is currently in dry doc being repainted while we are on hols .
The z3 was coming off the susten when we tagged along with them .
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Post by Greg 01 » Sat Oct 08, 2016 4:14 pm

We got the tram into rotterdam today and look what I managed to get a picc of !
Fantastic , bmw drivers eh park anywhere :thumbsup:
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