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Hi everyone i promised a few of you guys some pics from my trip in the 1502 with my girlfriend down to Italy.

Heres a selection of photos as i took millions as we went so many places but even then theres loads so i apologise if its too much!

We drove through France to the French Alps then across the St Bernard pass to see the famous Dogs and Then into Italy to Turin, then Florence and then back up to Lake Garda and Verona. From Then onto Interlaken in Switzerland and a spot of paragliding at the Eiger!

heres Bridgitte all clean before we set off

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and then Jenny my girlfriend doing a spot of driving to Dover

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a quick stop on our way through france to show off my creepy gloves!

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a quick stop in Chamonix to visit a Friend

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and then onto the St Bernard Pass where we visited the monastery and met some famous Dogs!

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then on to Turin

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first breakdown! some kind of heat related flooding? stopped at a petrol station and then wouldnt start. above the throttle plate was full of fuel!

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In The Cathedral in Florence like many of the sacred religious sites in Italy girls exposing skin are given ponchos to cover up with Jenny wasnt happy about!

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so she made it a roncho instead haha

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Lake Garda

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Then Opera in Verona and a Visit to Juliets house and the famed Balcony

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The Gothic Line where the Nazis fortified to prevent the Allies from invading from the South

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bloody bird poo!

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stopover for some kind of Gumball race!

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and then Into Switzerland across the Mountains

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found where they have been hiding!!

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Interlaken and Paragliding at the Eiger

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heres my glider for the day

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jenny suiting up

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people taking off

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launch site

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im airborne!

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jenny doing a mid air flypast

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down safe!

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and on the way home through France wheel bearing shit itself haha. Stuffed with grease and got us home!

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What a great trip , superb photos , that must have been fun driving those roads , did you get all Clarkson or May through the mountain passes ? :)

Thanks for sharing.

1970 4 speed 2002 (Daily driver/track car ) 
1974  Hybrid powered twin cam engine, Pig Cheeks , ( now a round tail.) Getting ready to Sell 

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It don"t get no better than that!

And it's good to know where the Taliban have been holing up. Who woulda thought!



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Well Steve i tried! but i ended up with some burning brakes haha! i tried to chase an orange mclaren mp4c, needless to say i got left. also on going up some of the mountain passes the old girl was down to second gear without a hope of third. because we were away for 16 days we both had quite alot of clothes and i took quite a few tools also aswell as oil etc so she was pretty weighed down :[


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Dave- Thanks for posting the beautiful pictures.

I will be heading over to Europe in September / October. My friend from Liverpool told me to go over towards Leeds to check out that part of England. Your pictures are inspirational. Thanks.

Joseph O'Neil

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I was just busting your balls so to speak , It's always good to meet you Northerners :) you have the monopoly on 02's up there , at least when I was looking.

Have a great time in England I'm off there to visit family in July , hopefully it won't rain too much. ;)

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Thanks for the lovely comments guys! Joseph places up this way that you need to go are the yorkshire Dales, Harrogate and Knaresborough, The City of York and Whitby on the East Coast. Those are probably the gems of yorkshire. If you can get into the Lake District also i'd really recommend it!


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