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Best and Worst of Europe

Best Breakfast Oban Scotland at the Montgomeries. They also win one of the worst bed awards. We actually had to sleep on it upsidedown. Most Relaxing Hallstatt, Austria Worst Pillows Hotel Montalvo, Madrid, Spain Best Cyber Cafe EasyEverything Although we … Continue reading

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Greece

11/22/2000 Olympia, Greece Arrived in Patras via Ferry. Planned to take a bus to Olympia. Missed our bus because we didn’t realize there was a time change. Travelled by bus for the first time for a long journey. Arrived in … Continue reading

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Italy

11/8/2000 Venice, Italy Woke up to the craziness of the Election. Gore was about to concede and then took his concession back right as we were watching TV. We watched CNN for several hours it was so exciting. Did a … Continue reading

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Switzerland

11/2/2000 Bern, Switzerland We couldn’t take the night train because it was booked so we spent the whole day getting from Barcelona to Bern. We got to Bern at around 8 and couldn’t find our hotel because the Frommers map … Continue reading

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Spain Pt. 2

10/25/2000 Ronda, Spain Checked out of the dump in Seville and kept getting lost and couldn’t find another hotel so we bailed and went to Rhonda and stayed at a wonderful hotel on a gorge. The hotel was nice, but … Continue reading

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Portugal

10/20/2000 Lisbon, Portugal I haven’t written about today immediately because I haven’t felt ready. It took me almost a week to cool down. We left Toledo early, too early to even get coffee at the hotel. It was still dark … Continue reading

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Spain – Pt. 1

10/14/2000 Madrid, Spain I was still fighting a cold that I picked up in Munich. We did a bus tour of Madrid and stopped at the Prado and whipped through. By the time we left there was a huge line. … Continue reading

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Prague

10/10/2000 Prague, The Czech Republic Spent the morning trying to take it easy in Salzburg and caught our train to Munich. Had lunch at the Times Internet Bistro and caught our train to Prague. Got into Prague at about 9pm. … Continue reading

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Germany – Austria Pt. 2

(Salzburg above) 10/7/2000 Munich, Germany The weather in Munich just got worse and worse. Went to an Art Museum that had a mediocre collection. 10/8/2000 We decided that we were sick of Munich and got all packed up so we … Continue reading

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Austria

10/1/2000 Vienna, Austria Bopped around the city. Went into a church during a mass and heard some awesome singing. Weather wasn’t that great. Did a Rick orientation tour on the tram and went back to check out what we thought … Continue reading

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