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Old 05-17-2008, 07:35 AM   #1
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Bike and Pictures from Italy, Greece, Turkey, France and Monte Carlo

I took a 16 day vacation in the above named countries. I took lots of shots of local bikes.

Athens, Greece:











Mykonos, Greece:





Olympia, Greece:





Rome, Italy:





Corfu, Greeece:











Nice, France:







Cannes, France:



Turkey:



Florence, Italy: Triumph had a truck set up letting people ride bikes!!







Island of Capri, Italy:



Santorini, Greece





Others (Can't remember where I was - LOL):



It was a great trip!!

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Old 05-17-2008, 01:19 PM   #2
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Nice pics, of bikes.

Any other things to focus on?
Trees, girls in bikinis, twisty roads, beautiful landscapes?
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Old 05-17-2008, 01:26 PM   #3
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Turkish Police Bike "Mondial"??? WTF Last time I was there I have seen the Cops ride 1200GS's all over. They must have had a cut in the city's budget!!
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Old 05-18-2008, 05:09 PM   #4
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What is this one??





Sweet African Twin.








Mykonos, Greece:





Is like this one...





Sweet DR ~ isn't that an 800cc?






What is this one??


Corfu, Greeece:









What's this one?

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Old 05-18-2008, 05:50 PM   #5
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Those are Honda Varadero's. They were every where...

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Old 05-18-2008, 06:06 PM   #6
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Nice bikes all around..

Did you take any pics of the countries you visited?? We'd love to see that too

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Old 05-18-2008, 07:08 PM   #7
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Nice bikes all around..

Did you take any pics of the countries you visited?? We'd love to see that too


OK:

Here are some pictures from my trip. We flew to Rome. Spent 2 days there, then did a 12 day Princess cruise. Monte Carlo, Nice, Cannes, Sorrento, Capri, Pompeii, Florence, Venice, Athens, Olympia, Turkey, Mykonos, Corfu, Santorini and then 2 extra days in Venice.

Rome:




Monte Carlo:


Nice, France:


Famous red steps from Cannes:


Florence:
Michelango's grave:

In this church:


Capri:


Pompeii:


Santorini:



Ancient Ephesus in Turkey:



Mykonos:



The acropolis and Parthenon in Athens, Greece:



Ancient Olympia - site of first Olympic games:



Corfu, Greece:



Venice - most beautiful city in the world:
[img]width=360 height=480]http://img187.imageshack.us/img187/286/dsc00504we7.jpg[/img]

[img] width=360 height=480]http://img297.imageshack.us/img297/2766/dsc00528vv2.jpg[/img]

Our ship:

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Old 05-18-2008, 08:29 PM   #8
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Come on Joe!

It was cool when it was just the bikes. I seen all that other junk in History class!

Nice job of paying attn to the Motorcycles. I would try one of the Varadero things.
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What's this one?

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That bike is Honda Varadero 125cc.
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Old 05-19-2008, 05:51 AM   #10
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Thanks for adding pics of all that "junk" along with the pics of the bikes
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Old 05-19-2008, 06:06 AM   #11
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Turkish Police Bike "Mondial"??? WTF Last time I was there I have seen the Cops ride 1200GS's all over. They must have had a cut in the city's budget!!
My uncle allowed me to visit Turkey all of '62 and half of '63 and in all of that 18 months I never saw a motorcycle. Police or otherwise. Wade
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Old 05-19-2008, 06:07 AM   #12
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I leave on June,13th for a 17 day cruse to much of the same countrys. I'm hoping to rent a bike and do a little riding,Can't wait.
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Old 05-19-2008, 08:26 AM   #13
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I leave on June,13th for a 17 day cruse to much of the same countrys. I'm hoping to rent a bike and do a little riding,Can't wait.
Be sure your life insurance is paid up!!

They drive like mad men there...

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Old 05-20-2008, 12:57 PM   #14
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Great Job

Nice pics man. Glad you had a good time. Why does Europe get all the cool bikes?
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Old 05-20-2008, 01:22 PM   #15
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Our ship:
ha! did a similar trip last (came trans Atlantic though). Same ship.
good times

no wonder they call it the Cote d'Azure

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