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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #250 on: October 01, 2016, 14:12:49 »
Thanks Martijn, i'll download those pics next couple of days.

Appreciate it :D
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #251 on: October 01, 2016, 18:18:26 »
Martijn, fantastic pictures of the event, makes me regret missing it even more.

Really love the profile of your car on the slight downhill. Yum!
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #252 on: October 01, 2016, 19:51:18 »
Fantastic Martijn!! With your talent around, I don't know why I bothered to take any pictures at all.
Thanks for posting the Flicker access.
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #253 on: October 01, 2016, 20:13:24 »
Hello Martijn,

Thanks so much for the link, I enjoyed the photos very much, it's almost like being there. That said I will load and burn them onto a CD and enjoy them in my Garage TV as a continues slide show. At the moment I am giving my garage a complete makeover, it will be an extension to my man cave :)

Thank you again.

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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #254 on: October 01, 2016, 22:59:25 »
Everything was just perfect, and these pictures from Martijn's album are the icing on the cake  :)
Thank you from Lucy & I ( And my Pagoda of course ) to all of you for this truly rememberable Pagoda Italian 2016 Event.

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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #255 on: October 02, 2016, 07:31:26 »
Martijn, you outdid yourself this time!  Fantastic shots of a fantastic event.

And now everyone knows why I like to be ahead or behind your car on these road trips. Those are far and away the best shots of my car I have ever seen, especially the ones in motion.  And the portrait shots of the participants are very well done. Kudos!

I am back home today and will load my pics into a Flickr album and share here later, but mine pale in comparison to your professional-quality shots.  Thanks for recording the memories!

Brian

P.S. Please do email me the cloud link. I'd like to keep these.
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #256 on: October 02, 2016, 11:05:22 »
Hi all,

I've uploaded my photos to my Flickr page here:  https://www.flickr.com/photos/brianakre/albums/72157674658807845

They are open to download. Included at the end are quite a few tourist shots from the Bavarian village of Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany, where the Dutch contingent spent the night on our return drive to The Netherlands.  Martijn and I did a photo shoot of our cars in the town square early on Monday morning; we even had a few Japanese tourists taking pics of our cars on the square.

Enjoy!  ;D

Brian
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #257 on: October 02, 2016, 12:29:29 »
Thanks Brian for sharing your photo album with us here.

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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #258 on: October 02, 2016, 13:15:24 »
A 2 minute video of some driving time & of course the tunnels.   

Hit "full screen" and turn volume up.     Link is to Google photo share.


https://goo.gl/photos/RSZ3gnrchLbxVYmw6

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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #259 on: October 02, 2016, 14:10:33 »
Quote from: kampala
A 2 minute video of some driving time & of course the tunnels../..

I do remember those very curves and tunnels (and the trucks!) in my backbone as I watch, he he
Great stuff, Oz  8)
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #260 on: October 02, 2016, 19:23:57 »
Thanks for posting the Flicker link Brian.  Lots of good shots.  I especially enjoyed the Bavarian village shots you took on the way home. Lovely!
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #261 on: October 03, 2016, 18:32:40 »
Hi guys,

Glad you like the photos. Capturing this fabulous event in images is just my small contribution to the group. Like Jon told me, it was a target rich environment. You could take great shots almost every second.
The organisers did a wonderful job. The photos could help you to remember that. Please keep your photos coming. I would love to see more.

@Brian, no problem, I will send you the cloud link. You have made great shots as well!! Nice to see the event from a different perspective.

@Oz, fantastic video. Watching it makes me want to be there again.

@Dieter, show us a picture of your man cave when the work is finished  ;)
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #262 on: October 03, 2016, 21:23:56 »
Great, Great, Video Oz.  When we were in all these tunnels between Bolzano and Passo Pennes, Peter (March) mentioned that we were in the old tunnels because the newer tunnels were closed for maintenance.  I'll bet the newer ones would have been a lot less fun!!

Fun??  Actually Achim has a bit of a worried look on his face!
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #263 on: October 03, 2016, 21:33:42 »
A 2 minute video of some driving time & of course the tunnels.   

Hit "full screen" and turn volume up.     Link is to Google photo share.


https://goo.gl/photos/RSZ3gnrchLbxVYmw6

Great video...
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #264 on: October 03, 2016, 22:08:18 »
Here's my Flickr album... certainly not as nice as Martijns... https://www.flickr.com/gp/pagodaslgroup/zDR33R
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #265 on: October 04, 2016, 07:39:14 »
Great pics and videos,

My favourite has to be Achims expression during parts of  Ozs 2 minute clip.....

We took a slow drive through Germany for our return trip.
I did a Zeppelin flight in Friedrichafen on the way back to Holland &
We are staying in Gouda for a while.

A fantastic European Event in a great location, thanks to all the organisers.
I do not know of many other 50 year old cars that would attempt the mileages and routes we have recently
To get 26 Pagodas together in the Tyrol is an event in itself.

So far we have done 1800 miles at 19 miles to (imperial) gallon.

I will post something when we return to uk next week.

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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #266 on: October 04, 2016, 10:37:02 »
A 2 minute video of some driving time & of course the tunnels.   

Hit "full screen" and turn volume up.     Link is to Google photo share.


https://goo.gl/photos/RSZ3gnrchLbxVYmw6

Great video Oz ... Even Pauls Overtaking in Tunnel is captured ... Nice move !
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #267 on: October 04, 2016, 10:47:34 »
According to the reactions everybody loved the Event .. made it all worthwhile . 

Coming weeks we will have made the balance and I will mail everyone a overview of the costs .
Think we stayed in Budget so no worry's there .  Still have 2 Shirts left in sixe XXL for those who didn't get one.

And off course thank you all for the thumbs up and enthusiastic messages we got ... Keep those pictures coming, great .. !

Hope to see you all at the :  Pagoda SL European Event 2018 
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #268 on: October 04, 2016, 22:46:31 »
Hello Everyone,

We just arrived back home. Following the fantastic Euro event, we continued to travel for another fantastic week in beautiful Italy. Along the route, the car's boot was quickly filled up with good wine, salami, and cheese. I came to think that Achim's idea for a tow trailer is not a bad one, considering all the good stuff you can buy down there. You need lots of space, and a trailer would certainly be practical. Was there ever an MB option code for an original tow trailer, perhaps with matching back lights and leather lining? I wouldn't ever dream of jeopardising originality, travelling the Pagoda in style.

On our way back we even ran into "Restaurante Pagoda"(!) in Verona.

It was really great meeting you all. Many thanks to the organisers that made a great job in turning the event into a lifelong memory. Although of course the the 320 km mountain run was a tad too short for my personal taste, I could easily continue doing that for another week...! Susanne did however believe 320 kms of spirited driving in the mountains were adequate for the moment..  ;)

Again - Thank you!

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Re: Euro Event 2016 - Merano
« Reply #269 on: October 04, 2016, 23:27:46 »
What a spectacular Event !   :) :D ;D

It was absolutely stunning. Really was happy that I was allowed participating. That was way worth the +1200 kms trip down to Suedtirol from Osnabrueck
(although a bit too long for those 18 hours .... totally without coffee .... ::) :o )

Hardly anything can be mentioned that hasn't been said by the others.
Reviewing my own few pictures I made, I realize how crapy these are in comparison to the phantastic and absolutely professional shots Martijn, Jon and Brian made.

That's why here is only one - two absolute great chaps   :)

Hope to be able to participate the next European Event again - with my beloved W114
 ;)

Thanks for all and to all  - especially to Peter M, Johannes, Rick & Paul - absolutely superb and flawless organization ! :) ;) :D

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Re: Euro Event 2016 - Meran
« Reply #270 on: October 04, 2016, 23:33:41 »
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Fun??  Actually Achim has a bit of a worried look on his face!
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My favourite has to be Achims expression during parts of  Ozs 2 minute clip.....

Don't I make this kind of wrinkeld-up face all the time (more or less) ?  ;)

Oh no, no, don't worry.  ;D
This was only because I was a bit concerned when Paul was overtaking us - I was afraid because of the truck coming so soon from the opposite direction - could have nearly hurt our beloved Paul ...

I did have this look already before ???  Huh?
Oh no, no, that's only why 'I have already seen it coming ...'

 ;)

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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #271 on: October 05, 2016, 01:19:37 »
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That's why here is only one - two absolute great chaps   :)
....
One of them clearly enjoyed the fantastic food too much!  :-[
Achim can you remove the second photo! Otherwise I'll have to Photoshop it and add a wide rain coat to hide the truth.  :o
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #272 on: October 05, 2016, 01:41:00 »
Went back to the Trauttmansdorff Castle on Sunday afternoon to take the long route around the garden (and have another helping of Apfelstrudel at Peter March's excellent restaurant  :) ) and climbed up the two viewing platforms. What a magnificent setting.

Peter M.,  many  thanks again for shepherding me to and from the train station and around town!
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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #273 on: October 05, 2016, 09:54:43 »
Achim I had to test my newly overhauled engine somewhere and in those tunnels the engine's  roaring is even more expressed, so... The truck seems closer on video than it was in reality but if I caused you some concerne I apologize for that.
For sharing the pics maybe consider dropbox a handy app for sharing stuff

regards to you all

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Re: Euro Event 2016
« Reply #274 on: October 05, 2016, 14:25:07 »
Hello from Merano,

i am writing with Johannes nick!!

I am happy that evreybody enjoyed!!!!!!

I got a lot of picture taken by my waiter Daniel. So please give me a PN with your email and i send you a wetranfer.

(Rick, PeterVan and Ralph already got it)

Looking forward meeting you soon again.

Peter and Johannes
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