Landing in MUC...
Famous BMW grill At MUC
No "small" beers at Hofbrauhaus in Munich
schnitzel + beer... "Don't bother me... I'm eating!"
Our Munich accomodations
Our new BMW is close behind these gates!..
Getting to the EDC was easy, thanks to all the directions/tips posted on bimmerfest
A happy keyholder...
Ernest helped us with the delivery
"Wanna take a ride?"
It's hard for 328 to compete with 335, but we can still move pretty fast (almost within the 4500 RPMs, recommended for the break-in period :)!
Driving throuth Fussen, DE
On our way to visit the castles, near Fussen, DE
On our way to visit the castles
At the entrance to Neuschwanstein castle.
To get there we took a 1.5-mile hike up the hill!
"Want milk? Got a BMW?"
Car parked in the back of the hotel Torbräu in Munich.
It was not a covered garage (12E per night), but they did have a system for locking the cars at night (some kind of sensor system with a wire running behind the cars)
Warnweste (got it for less than 9E at the BMW dealership at the Frankfurter ring 35 in Munich)
iPod/USB pouch (came with the 6FL option)
Bavarian fashion... :)
About 2.5 meters long... No problems parking...
In Bregenz, Austria..
The street is as narrow as it looks...
Gas prices in Bregenz, Austria (in euros)
At the gas station in Bregenz, Austria. 60E to fill up half a tank with Super Plus.
At the Swiss border (had to wait for 15 min while our papers were being checked). We should have gone out for another schnitzel while waiting!...
"Romantik Hotel Florhof" in Zurich (what an amazing place!)
On our way to visit Luzern, CH
Near one of many fountains in Luzern
Gas station in Luzern, CH (prices are in CHF).
One pump right in the middle of the street... We wonder who owns that one!
Shared "Backyard" in Luzern, CH.
More fountains, but this time in Zurich, CH.
We should have done a close up on that one! :)
Zurich, CH. Streets of Old Town.
"Parked" boats near the lake in Zurich, CH
Zurich, CH (Right before getting on the autobanh leading out of the city)
This is where we stayed while in Interlaken (it was an OK hotel)
Car parked in the back of the hotel in Interlaken, CH (parking is free, but not secured)
View from our room in Interlaken, CH
View of the Alps from the main street of Interlaken
Giessbach waterfall near Interlaken, CH
In Giessbach, CH
In Giessbach, CH (Safe distance from the roaring waterfall :) )
Rosti dish & beer at the DesAlpes restaurant in Interlaken, CH
We are not on the plane...it's a Swiss mountain train!
At the "Top of Europe" train station (elv. 3571 meters!)
View from "Top of Europe"
Glacier view. Tons of ice and snow in June.
Pic of Jungfrau from the train
Waterfall in Lauterbrunnen, CH
The waterfall is about 10 - 15 minute walk from the train station. If you brave enough, walk up the hill (nice workout)
On the right below the waterfall you can see the path waving to the waterfall
The house at the bottom of the mountain is right before the path to the waterfall starts...It is a workout...
Many looooong tunnels in CH
Heading to Geneva, CH via Lausanne
At an ATM machine in Lausanne, CH ($5 fee for using non-network ATM :( )
Lausanne, CH. We were there right aroung lunch time...
Entering Geneve, CH
View from our room at the hotel Tiffany in Geneva, CH (nice hotel, great breakfast, but extra (21CHF) :(, still would recommend this hotel)
"Bring the food already!" In the Old Town (Geneva, CH)
Either "catch your own dinner", or fondue...
Parking near hotel in Geneva (pretty tight for 28CHF per day!)
Inside of the Epoque car of the Chocolate train. The bar is the focal point of the car... (Montreux, CH)
Cheese factory tour
La Gruyère, CH
At the cheese factory. Size does matter...
Cheese ages here for at least 5 - 6 months...
The town of La Gruyère
Medival town of La Gruyère (castle)
View from La Gruyère castle
ChocTrain at the station in Broc (near Callier/Nestle chocolate factory)
First class car of the ChocTrain (a large group go off the train before reaching Montreux...)
Back to Geneva...
Another shot of the tight and dark garage in Geneva (28CHF was ok compared to over 50CHF for a spot nearby)
Removing the front plate at the drop off location near Geneva International airport (less than a mile from France :)
Car at the drop off location
"We will see you in 6 - 8 weeks!"
Shot of Geneva from the plane (check out the Swiss flag on the left!)
Flying from MUC to SFO.
Re-delivery @ BMW of SF on 07/23/07