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Forum: European Delivery 01-23-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 22
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Posted By sno_duc
You've put together a most reasonable ED. You...

You've put together a most reasonable ED.
You probably already know about the Night watchman tour in Rothenberg.
Take a day trip out of Salzburg down to the Grossglockner hoch alpinestrasse.
Forum: Off-Topic 01-23-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 884
Views: 15,327
Posted By sno_duc
Why not borrow some "rubbing mud" from MLB. ...

Why not borrow some "rubbing mud" from MLB.
Every baseball gets roughed up with a special mud.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baseball_Rubbing_Mud
Forum: European Delivery 01-22-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By sno_duc
Here's our 2012 report. ...

Here's our 2012 report.
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=636102&highlight=
We enjoyed Heidelberg.

Our Ed style is evolving into look at the drop-off.
2012 (her car) Frankfurt...
Forum: European Delivery 01-20-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 637
Posted By sno_duc
On our last ED we stayed a couple of days in...

On our last ED we stayed a couple of days in Strasbourg, did a day trip down to Colmar.
Colmar will be included on a future ED, probably a two night stop. :thumbup:
Forum: European Delivery 01-20-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 637
Posted By sno_duc
I agree with Northcar and Trinitony. Pick...

I agree with Northcar and Trinitony.
Pick either Amsterdam or Berlin and fly into that city.
Spend 2 or 3 days, both cities have a lot to see and do, and then ride DB CNL train to Munich.
The City...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-19-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 846
Posted By sno_duc
To me a "classic" film is one that even though...

To me a "classic" film is one that even though I've seen it dozens of times, I'll still watch it.
to add to the growing list.
The Good, The Bad and the Ugly.....last ten minutes is still...
Forum: European Delivery 01-17-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 803
Posted By sno_duc
We took delivery on the 11th of December. Our...

We took delivery on the 11th of December.
Our delivery specialist asked if we needed vests. (already had them from previous ED)
Forum: European Delivery 01-10-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 888
Posted By sno_duc
Re-shuffle. Fly in and out of Frankfurt. Upon...

Re-shuffle.
Fly in and out of Frankfurt.
Upon arrive catch train to Prague. (there is both a regional train station and, a block away, a long distance train station at the Frankfurt airport) (also...
Forum: European Delivery 01-08-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By sno_duc
In March it should not be hard to find hotel...

In March it should not be hard to find hotel rooms on short notice.
So book your room in Munich (your delivery at the Welt is fixed) and your room at whatever airport you decide to fly home from....
Forum: European Delivery 01-07-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 678
Posted By sno_duc
I would like to recommend Merano. ( 20 miles...

I would like to recommend Merano. ( 20 miles north of Bozen)
Wonderful city with a great promenade along the river.
Forum: European Delivery 01-01-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By sno_duc
We rode the ICE train from Frankfurt airport to...

We rode the ICE train from Frankfurt airport to Munich at the start of our 2010 ED.
We enjoyed it, we booked a hotel a short (less than a block) from the Munich hauptbahnhof so it was easy to get to...
Forum: European Delivery 12-24-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,528
Posted By sno_duc
That is a winner :bow: Perfect mix of great...

That is a winner :bow:
Perfect mix of great roads and great stops.


When your kid are 4 or 5, the ED we just got back from would be ideal, Christmas markets...Munich, Nuremberg, Colmar at 4 or 5...
Forum: European Delivery 12-24-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,528
Posted By sno_duc
Switch Merano for Bozen and spend a couple of...

Switch Merano for Bozen and spend a couple of days, you and dad can hike while the wife shops or spends a day at the spa.
Don't worry about kinder, once they get to be 4 or 5 you'll be ready for...
Forum: European Delivery 12-23-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,528
Posted By sno_duc
I agree. If you stay at least two nights in...

I agree.
If you stay at least two nights in each hotel and limit driving to 5 hours or less on each leg, you will enjoy a whole lot more.
Less really is more.
Don't worry EDs are addictive, once...
Forum: European Delivery 12-22-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By sno_duc
You might consider parking at the Welt's...

You might consider parking at the Welt's underground garage while in Munich.
We did, our delivery specialist gave us a validated ticket so it was free. Next day rode the U-bahn picked up car and...
Forum: European Delivery 12-21-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By sno_duc
We just got back from a 2 week ED. Still need to...

We just got back from a 2 week ED. Still need to sort thru photo's and post a final trip report.
Been to or thru most of the area you're planning on. Parking will not be a problem, I've found that...
Forum: European Delivery 12-21-2014, 01:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,173
Posted By sno_duc
Like everyone else has stated. Up until the...

Like everyone else has stated.
Up until the point you take re-delivery at your dealership (or PCD) insurance is covered by BMW. Allianz while you're actually in control of your new pride and joy,...
Forum: European Delivery 12-17-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 637
Posted By sno_duc
Yes, you're driving a brand new car on unfamiliar...

Yes, you're driving a brand new car on unfamiliar roads. Not a good place or time to get sloppy.
Today I drove from Strasbourg to Bruges, pouring rain 100 km either side of Metz. In 560 km I took 4...
Forum: European Delivery 12-13-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 970
Posted By sno_duc
I don't know about the no crowds, yesterday...

I don't know about the no crowds, yesterday evening the Nuremberg Christmas market was wall to wall. (I think half of northern Bavaria was there)
This morning we're heading for Strasbourg with a...
Forum: European Delivery 12-12-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 970
Posted By sno_duc
A quick update. We're in Nuremberg. The car...

A quick update.
We're in Nuremberg.
The car drives wonderful, took it easy 130 - 140 kph (breaking in tires/ brakes/ engine) one time up to 160 kph.
Love the HUD.
Been to four Christmas markets...
Forum: European Delivery 12-11-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 970
Posted By sno_duc
Here's the photo. Learned an interesting thing...

Here's the photo.
Learned an interesting thing from our delivery specialist, the Welt is now the number one tourist attraction in Bayen, Neuschwanstein is number two.
Forum: European Delivery 12-11-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 970
Posted By sno_duc
Paperwork signed, das book signed, weisswurst...

Paperwork signed, das book signed, weisswurst consumed, briefing in 6 minutes :bigpimp:
Forum: European Delivery 12-08-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 970
Posted By sno_duc
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<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/41774351@N05/15979436001" title="DSCN0335 by sno_duc, on Flickr"><img src="https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7500/15979436001_404d7e8ab0_s.jpg" width="75"...
Forum: European Delivery 12-07-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 970
Posted By sno_duc
The fun begins

Arrived in Amsterdam this morning.
Caught the train from Schiphol to Amsterdam Centraal, then a short (10 minutes with luggage) to our hotel, the Grand Hotel Amrath Amsterdam. What a hotel, former...
Forum: European Delivery 11-28-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 645
Posted By sno_duc
Wine-O, a quick question about the Augustiner...

Wine-O,
a quick question about the Augustiner -Keller.
Do they have a band?
We'll be in Munich in 2 weeks, taking Sharon's mom again.
Vonnie (Sharon's mom) was totally entranced by the...
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