driving

A 17-post collection

Berlin & Magdeburg

Berlin – the capital. It is miles away from Stuttgart, but whats a visit to Germany without at least a peek at Berlin! [![Alexanderplatz - in the rain](http://img408.imageshack.us/img408/1354/dsc00112wb4.th.jpg)](http://img408.imageshack.us/my.php?image=dsc00112wb4.jpg)Though they say there never is a bad time to visit Berlin, we certainly did find one :) . It was raining quite bad and we had

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Driving... FAST!

Ok, I love driving… and I love driving fast. Autobahns in Germany are perfect for that – no speed limits! :) Here are two of my fastest drives, my chance to brag! 243 km/hr on Mercedes C230. This was somewhere in between Luxembourg and Kaiserslautern, Germany en route Frankfurt. Fastest I have ever driven!! :D Videography by Sandeep 229 km/hr on Toyota Avensis. Somewhere in between Berlin and Magdeburg in

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Vienna

This was my second trip into Austria. Driving again and for the first time while it was snowing. The temperatures outside were really down the scale during our onward journey, reaching -8 to -10 at places. But salutes to German engineering, there was not one trace of snow on the Autobahns even the though the area around it was covered in a think white blanket of snow. We started off

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The Swiss Trip

It was an odd time to visit this much hyped about place. It was already November and winter had already started showing up its head even up in Stuttgart. But we had 3 days to ourselves and with no other long breaks likely any time in the near future, we set out on a Thursday morning on an Audi A3. Our first destination was Zürich. We crossed the border (not

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5 days in Sweden & Norway

This was a trip ‘planned’ right from the day I reached Europe. You will see soon why the word is quoted ;) [![](http://img150.imageshack.us/img150/7247/p9290024ly7.th.jpg "Swedish Parliament")](http://img150.imageshack.us/my.php?image=p9290024ly7.jpg)The trip iternary in short was to drive to Frankfurt-Hahn from Stuttgart, then take a flight to Stockholm-Skavsta, drive around Sweden-Norway and back to Skavsta, take the flight back

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Driving to Salzburg

[![](http://img511.imageshack.us/img511/5154/sal068hl3.th.jpg "Drive to Salzburg")](http://img511.imageshack.us/my.php?image=sal068hl3.jpg)Finally I got a chance to take on the autobahns of Germany. And it was a lot of fun! With a bit of coaxing Mathewji, finally agreed to trust me on my driving and we set off in a rented Toyota Avensis. It didn’t start off too well,

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Driving License

So, I finally got my car driving license yesterday. I wanted to get the license while I was still 18 (minimum age in India) and so happy to have managed it. But on the flip side.. I could not take the two-wheeler test.. Its pretty weird, most people have a two-wheeler license but not the four-wheeler.. I am one of those rare ones who have a four-wheeler license and no

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