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Our big trip in 2000

Budapest, Hungary

9/28/2000 Budapest, Hungary As soon as our train got into the station in Budapest we were flocked with people asking us if we needed a taxi or a place to sleep. We eventually accepted a taxi ride and accidentely left … Continue reading

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Germany – Part 1

9/20/2000 St. Goar Germany Took a train to Koln and got our briefly to check out the cathedral. Jumped on to another train to Koblenz and picked up our rental car. It was a silver ford focus wagon. Drove along … Continue reading

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Holland

September 14, 2000 Haarlem, Holland Toured around Haarlem. Checked out the organ that Mozart once played at the nearby church. Went to a strange museum that had inventions, art and dinosaur bones. Also went to the Frans Hals museum. Went … Continue reading

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Belgium

September 6, 2000 Travel day 2. Activate Eurail Passes. Take the train to Gare du Nord Paris. Waited 2 hours for our train to Brussels but couldn’t get on because a reservation and additional fee were required. Get the next … Continue reading

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Scotland

(Haggis pictured above) Sunday August 27, 2000 Dublin, Ireland -> London, England -> Edinburgh, Scotland In order to get to Scotland we took a taxi from the hotel to the ferry in Dublin then a ferry to Wales. Then a … Continue reading

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Ireland

August 19, 2000 Dublin, Ireland – Stayed at the Ariel House Hotel. Didn’t get in until fairly late and ate at a nearby pub. Had the best Guiness Beef Stew here. Enjoyed the Irish music. August 20 Ed and Anne’s … Continue reading

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England

August 14 Drove from the chateau to the Paris. Made our way back fine in our small german car. Took the Eurostar Chunnel to London. Wasn’t as luxurious as we were expecting. Settled into 16 Sumner Place in South Kensington. … Continue reading

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France

August 2 Got a ride from Mom and Dad to Logan airport. Mom made us a nice lunch. They dropped us off a bit early, but it was a good thing because our flight to Washington D.C. was cancelled. Short … Continue reading

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