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Forum: European Delivery 07-24-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Challenge64
Yes, the book has been a preorder for many many...

Yes, the book has been a preorder for many many months. Long story why it took so long but it was a difficult book to write. The books are being delivered to Motorbooks.com around August 8-9th so...
Forum: European Delivery 07-24-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By Challenge64
Thanks to the ED specialists here, I now finished my 3rd travel book! Thanks!

Seems like ages ago, I published a travel book on Southern Germany. Came here, became a sponsor, talked about it, and received advice on the follow up book on Northern California.

So, while my new...
Forum: European Delivery 07-10-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 13,988
Posted By Challenge64
I would start in Fussen and Neuschwanstein and...

I would start in Fussen and Neuschwanstein and drive east. I would go as far as I could and then have dinner in Tegernsee.

By the way, when researching the Alpine Street for my guidebook, I just...
Forum: European Delivery 06-16-2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 970
Posted By Challenge64
Garmisch is always my favorite. Dingolfing isn't...

Garmisch is always my favorite. Dingolfing isn't bad though - just watch for speed cameras at the Autobahn cloverleafs.
Forum: European Delivery 06-05-2012, 02:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,604
Posted By Challenge64
Funny story...I've driven to Bellagio twice. Once...

Funny story...I've driven to Bellagio twice. Once in a rental and another in a Ferrari F355 GTS I used to own (kept it in Munich). On this particular trip, I picked it up from the Ferrari dealer when...
Forum: European Delivery 06-03-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,604
Posted By Challenge64
Lake Como! And see if you can arrange a private...

Lake Como! And see if you can arrange a private tour of Villa del Balbianello. We did through our hotel in Bellagio and it was amazing!
Forum: European Delivery 05-31-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,775
Posted By Challenge64
I take 2 professional bodies and 4-5 lenses. Plus...

I take 2 professional bodies and 4-5 lenses. Plus laptop, batteries, flash, and cords. While this is overkill for most, I think one DSLR isn't a problem. Heck. I'd LOVE to just have one camera. I say...
Forum: European Delivery 05-05-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,737
Posted By Challenge64
Do you have a passenger?! Do they get motion...

Do you have a passenger?! Do they get motion sick??

As for me, 3 passes in a day isn't an option. I can't do that sort of thing for very long. Drive on the Autobahn for 12 hours yes..3 passes in...
Forum: European Delivery 05-05-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,621
Posted By Challenge64
I've written about several day trips south of...

I've written about several day trips south of Munich and included an interview in my book with Hans-Joachim Stuck and his favorite drive out of Munich (in a BMW 2002 - his choice). Basically you can...
Forum: European Delivery 05-02-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,107
Posted By Challenge64
Kaufhof is where I personally shopped when I...

Kaufhof is where I personally shopped when I lived on Mannhardtstr by the Isar. Love that place! I walked there so parking wasn't an issue, but for those that drive, visiting that (or the...
Forum: European Delivery 05-02-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,155
Posted By Challenge64
The German Biergarten. My favorite is (BY FAR)...

The German Biergarten. My favorite is (BY FAR) Waldwirtschaft in Solln south of Munich (http://www.waldwirtschaft.de/anfahrt.html). The other thing I wouldn't miss is a dinner by Starnberg Lake in...
Forum: European Delivery 05-01-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,107
Posted By Challenge64
Yup! I even use it back here in the US!

Yup! I even use it back here in the US!
Forum: European Delivery 05-01-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,107
Posted By Challenge64
I love questions like this! Funny enough I never...

I love questions like this! Funny enough I never added this into my travel book.

OK. I love snacks and have had many opportunities to pack lunches and go.


- Grocery Stores. ALDI is...
Forum: European Delivery 04-10-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 789
Posted By Challenge64
Everytime I go to Munich, I swing by BMW. I...

Everytime I go to Munich, I swing by BMW. I haven't been to the castle as a tourist since 1998 (did go in 2010 when writing the German travel book - and even used my Porsche ED photo from 1996 as a...
Forum: European Delivery 04-10-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 789
Posted By Challenge64
The A8 can be kinda nice if you hit the traffic...

The A8 can be kinda nice if you hit the traffic right, but overall it is think with trucks and tour buses. It is also a route used by summer vacation drivers. If you are on your way to Salzburg, this...
Forum: European Delivery 03-25-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 584
Posted By Challenge64
Great photography. Thanks for the link

Great photography. Thanks for the link
Forum: European Delivery 03-05-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,662
Posted By Challenge64
I have a whole suitcase full of electronic goods....

I have a whole suitcase full of electronic goods. I dream of the day all I would need is just an iPad!
Forum: The Travel Forum 03-02-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,519
Posted By Challenge64
Nice addition! Glad to see this subforum!

Nice addition! Glad to see this subforum!
Forum: European Delivery 03-02-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,072
Posted By Challenge64
Regensburg was by far the best of the 3 major...

Regensburg was by far the best of the 3 major plant tours I covered. It is around 30 minutes longer than the Munich tour (as of 2010) and takes you down and through the factory - not looking at the...
Forum: European Delivery 03-01-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 750
Posted By Challenge64
When I shot the Museum and Welt on the first...

When I shot the Museum and Welt on the first visit I used a DX Nikon with a crop and used almost exclusively the 10-24mm lens. Second time with a FX sensor I used both a 14-24mm and 24-70mm - both...
Forum: European Delivery 03-01-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 746
Posted By Challenge64
Add one more - If you like going the...

Add one more -

If you like going the Bavarian food route - IE Schnitzel. Try Gutshof Menterschwaige.

http://www.menterschwaige.de/
Forum: European Delivery 03-01-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 750
Posted By Challenge64
Bring you DSLR! The place is too big to use...

Bring you DSLR!

The place is too big to use a flash, although you might want a fill flash for pictures of you. You might also want to bracket to +1 EV if it is a sunny day. That way you or the car...
Forum: The Travel Forum 02-29-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 715
Posted By Challenge64
Had me in a quick panic there. Thought some of...

Had me in a quick panic there. Thought some of the ones I cover were closing - and I failed to hear about it! But those are artsy sorts..I'll let someone else like Rick Steves cover it!
Forum: European Delivery 02-28-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 746
Posted By Challenge64
I too am not a real fan of Dallmayr. The store on...

I too am not a real fan of Dallmayr. The store on the main floor is cool and last time I was there I had an amazing Lobster Bisque. The restaurant is stuffy and proper. Not really my style.

If...
Forum: The Travel Forum 02-28-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,030
Posted By Challenge64
LOL...there are a few more cool stops in there...

LOL...there are a few more cool stops in there that I haven't mentioned. But those are the cool car stops in any case. Nice little roads too. Virtually no Autobahn until you head into Austria.
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