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Re: Europe Trip Master Thread
« Reply #15 on: July 27, 2012, 04:05:34 AM »

i dont. i only have my phone (maxx) . can i download maps before? or where to get a good gps?
IIRC in my trip report I said to PM me if you have an android and want a gps in europe. I'll email it to you :P
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Re: Europe Trip Master Thread
« Reply #16 on: July 27, 2012, 04:07:12 AM »
IIRC in my trip report I said to PM me if you have an android and want a gps in europe. I'll email it to you :P
thanx - ive had so much going on in the past few weeks i dont remember what you said then :)

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Re: Europe Trip Master Thread
« Reply #17 on: July 27, 2012, 04:10:28 AM »
thanx - ive had so much going on in the past few weeks i dont remember what you said then :)
Sent. That goes for anyone going to europe and had an android. PM me and I'll send you a great gps app.
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Re: Europe Trip Master Thread
« Reply #18 on: July 27, 2012, 04:11:43 AM »
Sent. That goes for anyone going to europe and had an android. PM me and I'll send you a great gps app.
awesome. got it . thanx

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Re: Europe Trip Master Thread
« Reply #19 on: August 13, 2012, 03:54:21 AM »
im planning an italy trip now and i plan on leaving on wednesday iy"h from prague. i only have a few days so here is my itinarary as of now and if someone has a diff idea for me or advice on staying longer or shorter in one place please advice.

Wednesday afternoon fly Prg to Milan (have realtives there)
Thursday morning go to Lake Como - (how long to spend there??)
Friday or thursday night - train to Venice
Shabbos venice
Sunday Florence and at night train to rome (how long needed in florence?)
Monday Rome - and fly out at night back to PRG

if theres a diff order i should do these in that makes more sense please let me know.

since i see this thread doesnt have too much activity and i need the info asap so i may repost this somewhere else ...dont scream at me :)
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Re: Europe Trip Master Thread
« Reply #20 on: August 13, 2012, 08:38:17 AM »
Sounds good to me. A little quick but that's what you have time for.

Lake Como, make sure you go to bellagio. Not a ton to do but it will take your breath away. Swimming and apparently some water sports which I didn't find.

Florence make sure your see the David, it's one of those pieces of art that exceed expectations. Don't need a lot of time, just make sure you see the shul
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Re: Europe Trip Master Thread
« Reply #21 on: August 13, 2012, 10:23:31 AM »
Sounds good to me. A little quick but that's what you have time for.

Lake Como, make sure you go to bellagio. Not a ton to do but it will take your breath away. Swimming and apparently some water sports which I didn't find.

Florence make sure your see the David, it's one of those pieces of art that exceed expectations. Don't need a lot of time, just make sure you see the shul
thanx for your help...my itinerary seems to have changed because everyone i know in milan is on vacation and theres nothing really to do in milan they say.
so heres the new question

#1 . wednesday afternoon until thursday eve- rome
       night train to venice and spend friday/shabbos in venice.
       sunday take train to lake como and spend day there and sleep in milan and fly out of milan in AM
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#2 . same as above just add in somehow florence - or put it in instead of como.

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Re: Europe Trip Master Thread
« Reply #22 on: August 13, 2012, 12:10:24 PM »
Can you fly out of Florence? Otherwise I don't see how you could squeeze Florence in. unless you train Thursday night to Florence and spend half a day there, but then it might be tight with shabbos
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Re: Europe Trip Master Thread
« Reply #23 on: August 13, 2012, 06:41:35 PM »
Was just in Florence, really aint much to do their (boring).  There is a great lookout point over the city, David, and a really really nice shul you cant take pictures of.

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Re: Europe Trip Master Thread
« Reply #24 on: August 13, 2012, 06:46:33 PM »
Can you fly out of Florence? Otherwise I don't see how you could squeeze Florence in. unless you train Thursday night to Florence and spend half a day there, but then it might be tight with shabbos
i cant fly out of florence, too expensive.
the final plan and tickets are booked - wed to rome, thursday night to venice get there by friday morning stay till sunday morning and either train or rent a car and see lake como and garda, and maybe some other places in that area depending on how much time i have.
monday fly out of milan to krakow and spend there till wed. night and take a night train back to prague.
4 hours after arriving in prague, i have a flight back to US.  - looking forward!
now im gonna be moving on to the details in each appropriate thread

has anyone taken the train from Krakow to prague or vise versa?

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Re: Europe Trip Master Thread
« Reply #25 on: November 06, 2013, 11:20:34 PM »
I don't see a Finland MT, so I figured here is as good as a place as any...

I'm thinking of taking a trip to E"Y with a 12 hour layover in Helsinki on the way there, and 8 on the way back.  Six kids under 8.  Thoughts on how to spend the time?

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Re: Europe Trip Master Thread
« Reply #26 on: November 06, 2013, 11:27:03 PM »
I don't see a Finland MT, so I figured here is as good as a place as any...

I'm thinking of taking a trip to E"Y with a 12 hour layover in Helsinki on the way there, and 8 on the way back.  Six kids under 8.  Thoughts on how to spend the time?
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Re: Europe Trip Master Thread
« Reply #27 on: November 06, 2013, 11:27:59 PM »
Daven that I don't commit a homicide?
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Re: Europe Trip Master Thread
« Reply #28 on: November 06, 2013, 11:32:39 PM »
Come again?
Was joking that I could not imagine doing that with six kids under the age of eight
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Re: Europe Trip Master Thread
« Reply #29 on: November 06, 2013, 11:35:30 PM »
Was joking that I could not imagine doing that with six kids under the age of eight
That's what I figured.  Last time I did it, there were three and it was a direct flight.  Whatever money I'm saving by not flying direct, I'll probably make up in therapist bills.