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2007-07 - Murnau and Munich


I really enjoyed driving in Germany on my previous business trip, so I decided to try renting a motorcycle this time around! I reserved the smallest (shortest) one I could find, a BMW F650GS single-cylinder bike. It ended up being quite big for me, but still manageable. I had a lot of fun riding around the Alps on it, and even made some of my coworkers jealous....

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2007-09 - Singapore, Netherlands, Paris, Zurich


Another multi-continent business trip, I started with a week in Singapore, and took advantage of the nice weather for some fun on my first day there. I then flew to Amsterdam (via Heathrow) and took a train to Utrecht to spend the weekend with my friends Harmony (Canadian) and Ivo (Dutch), who had just moved there. From Utrecht it was off to Paris via the Thalys train from Rotterdam. After 2 days in Paris, we took moto taxis to CDG airport and flew back to Amsterdam, and then took 2 trains to get to a small town called Oss. 2 days in Oss, then it was back to the airport and off to Zurich (via Gatwick). After a day and a half in Zurich it was finally time to head back home (via DC - no direct legs this entire trip).

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2007-06 - Sweden, Germany, Paris


This midsummer trip took me to Sweden (Stockholm and Sodertalje), Germany (Penzberg and Munich), and Paris. I had a little bit of time to explore Stockholm and Uppsala while I was in Sweden, and ended up renting a canoe and paddling around the islands, and visiting one of the museums.

In Germany I got to drive on the Autobahn for the first time, in an Audi A4.

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2007-12 - DC and Boston


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Random files - 2007 Business trips
42-Me and Alioune on our moto taxis68 views
25 - Me in Munich hotel room45 views
07 - Rental bike in Singapore175 viewsThere were only mountain bikes for rent, but it served its purpose. It cost me 7 SGD (about $5) to rent it for 2 hours. I tried going out in the street, but after almost getting hit by a police car I decided to stick with the park (nearly as dangerous with clueless pedestrians, roller bladers, and novice cyclists). I rode up and down the park a couple of times, one time passing a charity ride (Bike'n'Blade).
23 - Me at the same gas station46 views
26-Harmony and Ivo consult map66 views
22-Harmony and Ivo on bikes75 viewsThis shot shows the nice bike paths and well-kept houses by the canal. Ivo gave me a ride, Dutch-style, on the rear rack of his bike to the bike rental shop.
08 - Strandvagen62 views
48 - Piaggio and trailer62 viewsAn interesting setup seen in Zurich

Last additions - 2007 Business trips
24 - MIT84 viewsWalking in CambridgeApr 15, 2008
Snowy Cambridge96 viewsDec 03, 2007
Washington Convention Center94 viewsDec 03, 2007
22B-Me on Ivo's bike149 viewsOn the way to the bike rental shop (photo by Harmony)Nov 15, 2007
37B-Ivo and me biking96 views(photo by Harmony)Nov 15, 2007
37C - Me on my Dutch bike98 views(photo by Harmony)Nov 15, 2007
31 - Monster 2 in Paris95 viewsOct 23, 2007
32 - Monster 2 location in Paris94 viewsOct 23, 2007