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Alps road trip

ttyymmnn pressured me into posting here, so here goes. I took a lengthy road trip through the Alps last week, and did take some pictures. I only had a camera phone with me and I know nothing about photography, which probably shows, but I'll share anyway. I'm most impressed by the following shot. I didn't process this…

8 hours of continuously drinking last night had the consequence of a Sunday with a less than optimal productivity. Long story short: I've been watching TV, which is something I almost never do. The last commercial block I watched was more than interesting; there were 4 car commercials! One for an Opel Zafira, which is…

A Caprice like this one, 1978 and low miles (50k?), how much would it be worth in the US? I just spotted an ad for this car, and they asked a whopping €8450 ($11500) for it. In its defense it was converted to LPG gas, which probably costs €1000-2000.

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Apparently some German hotels haven't been introduced to the 21st century yet. Or the 90s. Or the 80s. As expected it is all well finished, it's clean and everything does work. I wonder if they'll serve beer for breakfast...

After a short nights sleep my alarm clock will go at 5-ish, and then the 5 day 'carbagerun' rally through the Austrian Alps I am participating in will happen. I'm super excited! And check that great 80s skibox on the roof! I also like the cliche pinups on the wall.

I've been busy practicing with snow chains on our rally Subaru*. I hadn't even touched those things before. The first time (pictured) was tricky, the second time went a lot better and the third time was like I had been doing this for decades. I wonder how the car will behave on those chains. We didn't drive it with…

I'm unemployed currently. Since Christmas. I just got a job offer from a company, but it would require me to relocate to Amsterdam. It would mean I have to leave my (nice AND cheap) apartment and all my friends behind. I'm not incredibly enthusiastic about this new job.