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Europe trip (pic heavy)

Discussion in 'Busse Combat Knives' started by Al-Sheikh, Oct 29, 2012.

  1. Al-Sheikh

    Al-Sheikh

    867
    Aug 22, 2010
    Some of you might remember my asking for recommended places to visit in the US North East: (http://www.bladeforums.com/forums/showthread.php/966491-Seeking-advice-Visiting-the-US-North-East) Well, things turned out differently. We had less time for our trip than originally planned and it became likely that we re-locate to the US-MA anyways sometime next year. So we decided to delay our US-adventure and have a Europe trip instead. Thanks for all your kind recommendations once more. We'll make good use of it - just not right now.

    I promised some pics from our trip! Here you go:

    France, Chamonix: Mer de Glace and Mont Blanc
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    France, Chamonix: Aiguille du Midi at night
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    Italy, Lago Maggiore: Borromean Islands
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    Italy, Lago Maggiore: Stresa
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    Italy, Lago di Garda: our balcony
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    Italy, Verona: Arena di Verona
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    Italy, Verona: Casa di Giulietta (you know Romeo & Juliet)
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    Italy, Venice: St. Mark's Basilica
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    Italy, Venice: St. Mark's Basilica
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    Italy, Venice: Gondola
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    Italy, Venice: a beautiful clock somewhere near Rialto Bridge
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    Austria, North Tirol: Trees in sunlight
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    Austria, North Tirol: Trees in water
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    The knife that was with me almost everywhere I went:
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    and because there is no Busse folder yet...
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    Hope you enjoyed :)
     
  2. RobStanley

    RobStanley Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Dec 27, 2006
    Awesome shots man! Looks like an awesome trip! Love the SFNO pic;)
     
  3. kniferMan

    kniferMan

    Jul 16, 2011
    Those are some amazing photos Al... I too love the NMSFNO le pic along with all the others of course :). Looks like you had an awesome trip, thanks for sharing!
     
  4. UDDwaine

    UDDwaine Gold Member Gold Member

    Apr 8, 2007
    Very nice pics. Thanks for sharing
     
  5. Need2Know

    Need2Know

    Aug 31, 2011
    Very cool. Nice photos. I bet there are a lot more NMSFNO-on-location photos you have not posted in the hope of photospanking a few of us in the picture challenge threads.:cool:
     
  6. mymindisamob

    mymindisamob Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 1, 2005
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  7. meluck

    meluck

    850
    Jan 1, 2012
    great pics!
     
  8. Pokey1

    Pokey1

    Feb 6, 2011
    Beautiful pictures! It look's like it was an awesome place to visit. I've always wanted to go to Italy :thumbup:
     
  9. joshiecole

    joshiecole

    506
    Apr 29, 2012
    Love the pics, especially the Chamonix ones which reminded me that I'd be skiing there in 6 weeks :)
     
  10. voracious1

    voracious1

    Aug 10, 2011
    Thanks for the pics! I love europe.
    jody
     
  11. jball1125

    jball1125

    Aug 26, 2011
    Beautiful pictures!
     
  12. 1whobuys

    1whobuys Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 20, 2001
    Thanks for the pictures, I spent about a week up at Lake Garda many years ago...Breath taking.
     
  13. Al-Sheikh

    Al-Sheikh

    867
    Aug 22, 2010
    Thanks guys for your kind comments. Italy - especially the northern part - is a place to fall in love with. And the food alone is worth a visit. Our typical restaurant visit started with a soup or salad followed by a plate of pasta, then a second main dish like meat or fish. Finally a dessert and a double espresso. The idea of having a "second main dish" is just lovely. Anywhere eslse I'd feel bad to order two meals per person :) Combine this with the mild climate of northern Italy, a beautiful view over the sea- or countryside and friendly people around you. Aaaah, good memories :)
     
    Last edited: Oct 30, 2012
  14. lozdesign7

    lozdesign7 Platinum Member Platinum Member

    908
    Mar 19, 2011
    Great shots brother.... Now I want to go!!!
     

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