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ajm0824 11-05-2012 07:16 PM

Minus 12 Hour Compliance
 
So it's the middle of the night here in Munich... 12 hrs to delivery and cant seem to sleep, might be time zone changes, but more likely excitement ;)

Gluhwein 11-06-2012 05:23 AM

Waiting for your update.......

ajm0824 11-06-2012 10:28 AM

Finally, the wait is over and I can now get some sleep... in my car!

(removed link here and reposted photos below)

Gluhwein 11-06-2012 10:53 AM

I guess you were excited. You must've gotten to the Welt before they opened. It's still dark in the lounge!

Nice car. Where are you headed?

AggieKnight 11-06-2012 11:05 AM

Those are really great pictures. Thank you for sharing.

Get some sleep. =)

Vanos4:12PM 11-07-2012 11:12 AM

Congrats!

ajm0824 11-08-2012 02:45 PM

Thanks!

masti99 11-08-2012 04:53 PM

Congrats, enjoy ur trip!

ajm0824 11-21-2012 08:51 AM

Post Return Compliance (More Pics)
 
Back stateside, and still acclimating to non-autobahn speeds (so oppressive).

Still offloading photos from the camera (have tons), but pieced together a few to post.

BTW: Thanks to this board for all the help throughout. First BMW / First ED... Start (planning/purchase) to finish (return) was only 6 weeks. Would not have been as memorable without the help!


Route: https://maps.google.com/maps?saddr=M...=9,21&t=m&z=10




Welt Outside
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-D...0/DSC00447.jpg


Welt Inside
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-A...0/DSC00457.jpg


Delivery Inside
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-r...0/DSC00532.jpg


Delivery Outside
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-D...0/DSC00548.jpg

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-z...0/DSC00738.jpg


Drive from Munich to Garmish
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/--...0/DSC00896.jpg


Lake Walchensee
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-x...0/DSC00915.jpg

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-j...0/DSC00938.jpg

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-M...0/DSC00955.jpg


Mittenwald
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-j...0/DSC00998.jpg

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-s...0/DSC01026.jpg

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-n...0/DSC01048.jpg

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-O...0/DSC01078.jpg

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-w...0/DSC01092.jpg


Zugspitse
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-6...0/DSC01119.jpg

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-q...0/DSC01143.jpg

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-r...0/DSC01148.jpg

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-Z...0/DSC01173.jpg

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-P...0/DSC01183.jpg

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-R...0/DSC01191.jpg


Garmisch
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-U...0/DSC01291.jpg


Etal
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-x...0/DSC01416.jpg


Castles
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-w...0/DSC01451.jpg

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-y...0/DSC01476.jpg

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-9...0/DSC01481.jpg


Stuttgart
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-7...0/DSC01952.jpg

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-q...0/DSC01959.jpg

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-a...0/DSC01836.jpg

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-Y...0/DSC01856.jpg

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-r...0/DSC01870.jpg

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-M...0/DSC01886.jpg

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-3...0/DSC01914.jpg

(playing hide and go seek with the car)
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-I...0/DSC01923.jpg

ajm0824 11-21-2012 08:56 AM

Black Forest This was truly a special day for driving
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-h...0/DSC02016.jpg

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-8...0/DSC02037.jpg

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-Q...0/DSC02041.jpg

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-T...0/DSC02048.jpg

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-V...0/DSC02057.jpg

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-Z...0/DSC02062.jpg

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-o...0/DSC02065.jpg

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-m...0/DSC02075.jpg

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-m...0/DSC02079.jpg


Trier
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-w...0/DSC02101.jpg

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-L...0/DSC02124.jpg

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-v...0/DSC02138.jpg

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-I...0/DSC02169.jpg


Nurburgring
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-1...0/DSC02239.jpg



Amsterdam
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-j...0/DSC02345.jpg

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-E...0/DSC02283.jpg

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-Y...0/DSC02375.jpg

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-v...0/DSC02394.jpg

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-A...0/DSC02482.jpg

Red Light District (Not for the faint of heart)

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-w...0/DSC02517.jpg

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-t...0/DSC02314.jpg


Final Photo before Voyage back
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-b...0/DSC02292.jpg

miamiboyca 11-21-2012 11:27 AM

Great pics... you a photographer? That picture in the black forest with the light gleaming though... :bow:

ajm0824 11-21-2012 05:32 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by miamiboyca (Post 7207305)
Great pics... you a photographer? That picture in the black forest with the light gleaming though... :bow:

Thanks! That depends on your definition of a photographer.... purchased my first non-cellphone camera for the trip. Made an effort to capture some nice shots and mostly happy with the result.

That morning in the black forest.... those photos barely capture what was like in person, but agree, a pretty special one. Thanks again!

640GC 11-21-2012 08:04 PM

The mountain top photos take your breath away. The photos with your car and the filtered light through the trees look like a BMW advertisement. Nice Job. Thanks for sharing!

Popoemt 11-21-2012 08:37 PM

Holy Cow
 
Wow.... wow.... holy crap wow... love the car, the pics, all of it, good stuff brother, V/r, Tim.

P.S.- What kind of camera did you get (my wife is looking at the Nikon J1)?

ajm0824 11-21-2012 09:09 PM

Thanks! I've gotten the "advertisement" comment on that one particular photo about 5 times already.... maybe I should send it to them. You guys let me know if you see it on any billboards near you :D

Gluhwein 11-22-2012 06:52 AM

Well worth the wait to see those gorgeous pictures. Looks like you took the trip of a lifetime. You hit all my favorite places - Trier is especially awesome in my book. Hope you sample the local wines. They are too sweet for most, but my family loves them almost as much as Bavarian beers.

bagbklyn 12-10-2012 11:27 AM

Beautiful Shots!
 
Really nice pictures. Glad you had fun!:thumbup:

ajm0824 12-11-2012 07:09 PM

Thanks all... very memorable!


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