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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #175 on: August 16, 2016, 22:18:33 »
Garry
Thank you very much and i will contact Rick.
Regards
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #176 on: August 17, 2016, 05:39:49 »
Hello John ,

You have a reply on your PM.

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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #177 on: August 17, 2016, 10:59:39 »
Hi Rick,

I have sent you a few emails about the Italy trip over the past month but not received any replies. Just want to make sure you received them; if not, I may have the wrong address!  Thanks.

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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #178 on: August 17, 2016, 12:09:16 »
Hello Brian ,

Yes don't worry , no news is good news. I will only contact you if something is wrong , or not received  :)
But I will always respond at pressing matters. And you can always give me a PM or a direct mail again, I've been away and on the road some weeks so I might have missed some messages.   

Since we're on the subject a few things for the attendees ...

First of all .. Do remember that your definitive payment should be in by the end of this month , to ensure your place !
And do not forget to mail me your introduction for our " Face book " ( 20 sentence and a picture of you and car ).

Then there is the so-called "half way Hotel " I do have some takers all ready , but if you would like to join please let me know asap.
Flyer nr 2 will be send out this week with additional information , and our local members in Italy are making good progress with the final preparations ... So things are running smooth.

Greetings from the 2016 Pagoda Euro Event Team ..

 


       
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #179 on: August 17, 2016, 18:39:03 »
OK, Rick. Good to know.

Thanks!

Brian
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #180 on: August 30, 2016, 09:27:05 »
Not too long to go now.  Planning the trip down to Merano.  Of course, can drive the whole way with stay at the stop over hotel (who is going from the UK, want to hook up for journey?) Or could drive to Dusseldorf and put the car on the train to Verona overnight.  Any thoughts welcome.
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #181 on: August 30, 2016, 09:55:48 »
Hi guys...

When the programme says "Gala dinner with live music" on saturday night, are you expecting Dinner Suits and cocktail dresses ?

Or in other words, what is the dress code?

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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #182 on: August 30, 2016, 17:02:48 »
Hello guys ,

Just à few weeks and we will meet at Merano ....

Still need some introductions and a few payments , but I think we nearly there.

A few FAQ. ....

Q : Is there room to spend some time by ourself ?
A : yes surtenly , nothing is obligatory.

Q : What is the dress code for the Gala evening ?
A : well let's keep it casual , but a surten kind of so called " City chic " would be very nice.

Q : The tour on Friday seems very long and the exhausting ...
A : There will be a few escapes on this route .. But we know you will want do this tour , it s beautiful.

Q : Can we stay longer in the hotel ?  Or can we book ahead ?
A : you can , but must arrange this with the hotel directly . 

Q : How is the budget translated to the expenses made ?
A : After the event every one of you will receive a full overview of the costs , any surplus will be returned to the attendees.

Q : Did the Event Team order good weather ?
A. : yes we sure did ....

Then there is some bad news about the half-way hotel , I just received a mail stating that our option will not be open anymore . We are very sorry , but there were only 3 takers and we could not keep this open anymore . In the vesinety of the Black Forrest there are a zillion hotels and I'm sure that you will find a hotel over there .  I'm still in contact with a few hotels and will keep you informed when we can book a few more rooms . They are just not that keen on groups for one night .

That's it for now , but please keep on sending your introductions ....


Greetings from the 2016 Euro Event team






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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #183 on: August 30, 2016, 23:57:46 »
.....
Q : What is the dress code for the Gala evening ?
A : well let's keep it casual , but a surten kind of so called " City chic " would be very nice.
Which "City": Amsterdam, Paris or Los Angeles?   ;)
In any case, I understand that I can leave my bow tie at home, correct?
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #184 on: August 31, 2016, 06:00:53 »


Yes please leave them at home ....And since all attendees love the Mercedes Pagoda for its timeless charm and style , this will reflect in their choice of garment .   In other words we leave that up to you ...

Really looking forward seeing you all ......





   
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #185 on: September 17, 2016, 11:44:51 »
We can handle a few showers no problem. :)

Really looking forward to the trip now.
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #186 on: September 17, 2016, 16:13:44 »
local meteo

www.meteo.it

www.stol.it

 :) :) :) :) :) :)

Friday is expected to be better than saturday!!!
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #187 on: September 18, 2016, 15:22:43 »
That looks a great Itinerary and we will certainly be putting our Pagodas through their paces  8)
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #188 on: September 18, 2016, 15:50:24 »
The rest of us will look forward to your photographs and video clips that you will take.

Safe and enjoyable trip to one and all!

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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #189 on: September 18, 2016, 16:03:35 »
Looks to be an awesome tour!! My journey starts at o'dark early tomorrow, Monday. First to Amsterdam, then a (short....!!?!) drive from there to Italy.

Can hardly wait!
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #190 on: September 18, 2016, 17:28:37 »
Jonny,

Short drive? Amsterdam to Merano looks like 1,132 KM drive ... On my last Euro trip I took the train it was very relaxing. With a rail pass and retal car availability at every train station it was most convenient and something I will do again next year. On the other hand to drive gives one more freedom something we all love about our cars.

Enjoy your trip!

Dieter
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #191 on: September 18, 2016, 21:29:54 »

wishing everyone a safe trip over to Merano .
And remember if one should get into trouble or breakdown , please contact the number on flyer nr 2 .
There will be a lot of members on the road next couple of days , so help could be near , and we could assist you with local service . 

See you all on Thursday ....
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #192 on: September 18, 2016, 21:50:53 »
My Journey starts in a couple of hours from here, Melbourne, to Bangkok (9 1/2hrs flying) for a couple of hours in airport then on to Milan (another 11 1/2 hours flying) and drive from there to Merano (4 hours but taking two days)

Meanwhile my co-driver Alfred (66andblue) is coming all the way from San Diego to meet up in Mirano and enjoy our 230SL supplied by Peter for the event.

See those going, there and for those not going, I am sure there will be photos along the way.
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #193 on: September 18, 2016, 21:57:45 »
Have a good trip ,Garry,

We leave tomorrow,with Larry & Norma, and Maurice & Dawn, Via Portsmouth -> Caen & Mont Blanc tunnel.

Keep well

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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #194 on: September 19, 2016, 05:46:01 »
Safe travels everyone
Have fun
and
post LOTS of photos!
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #195 on: September 19, 2016, 08:07:27 »
@James... you not there?
@Garry... looking forward to seeing you all there!
@Jonny B... I'm leaving tomorrow for a leisurely drive there
@Palading and convoy... safe journey

I spent all weekend polishing mine (and getting annoyed at the rust and bodywork faults). I will do the Tulpenrally with it in 2017 and then do some major bodywork on the car...


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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #196 on: September 19, 2016, 08:38:32 »
We have arrived yesterday ,

Great hotel , 200 plus rooms so have to use your gps to find your way in the hotel.

Garage parking ,5 course dinner tonight , lovely views , luxury rooms , great facilities ,very friendly staff.

Weather today slightly overcast , forecast next days sunny.

Have  a safe trip , looking forward meeting all of you .
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« Reply #197 on: September 19, 2016, 11:00:34 »
Rick and myself are leaving on wednesday; we are planning to stay overnight somewhere nearby Ulm and maybe  on thursday  we do the Stelvio on our way to Merano. Save and relax roadtrip to everybody and looking forward seeing you all again

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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #198 on: September 19, 2016, 15:13:13 »
That's better 😊

See you all soon 🍸🍸🍸🍸
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #199 on: September 19, 2016, 18:39:35 »
We started the day by taking the train to Hamburg, picking up the car from the shop. It has had some service made. Now we're spending the night just south of Kassel. I kindly asked to bring the Pagoda to the room, but no, they replied rather stubbornly it had to stay outside, all alone in the forrest.
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