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2007-07 - Murnau and Munich


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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


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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


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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
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3-Bike at our hotel172 viewsWe stayed at a very nice hotel in Murnau. The side cases on the bike were handy for traveling, although it did make the bike a bit more awkward for me with the added weight. I didn't really need them on the way there though, as my bag had been lost on the flights.
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37B-Ivo and me biking140 views(photo by Harmony)
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4-Murnau mountain scenery149 viewsThis was right outside our hotel.
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8-Thursday's scenic route from Murnau back to Munich147 views
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16 - Police bikes in Stockholm52 viewsSwedish cops ride fully geared unlike CHP
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06 - Cable water-skiing in Singapore243 viewsNew to me, instead of being pulled by jumps, the skiiers were pulled by overhead cables, including over jumps
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07 - Rental bike in Singapore254 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).
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08 - Strandvagen112 views

Last additions - 2007 Business trips
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24 - MIT161 viewsWalking in CambridgeApr 15, 2008
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Snowy Cambridge179 viewsDec 03, 2007
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Washington Convention Center173 viewsDec 03, 2007
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22B-Me on Ivo's bike229 viewsOn the way to the bike rental shop (photo by Harmony)Nov 15, 2007
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37B-Ivo and me biking140 views(photo by Harmony)Nov 15, 2007
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37C - Me on my Dutch bike146 views(photo by Harmony)Nov 15, 2007
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31 - Monster 2 in Paris139 viewsOct 23, 2007
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32 - Monster 2 location in Paris141 viewsOct 23, 2007