First of all, Jon and I decided to take this trip because of the class that he
We flew into Ireland, spent a day there, and then flew to Amsterdam.
Here is the map of the loop we took. Eight days to get from Amsterdam to Prague. Six days in Prague. Three days to get back.
So, we decided to drive. I have never driven in Europe before. When I went we took busses, trains, and planes, because their public transportation system is loads better than the US. It's just how they travel. Well we are American, and so we do it the American way. 3,164 Kilometers is about 2,000 Miles? HA! That's nothing! We can do that EASY. Let me show you the vacation we took for Christmas last year...
This is from KS to our families for Christmas, to SLC and back. Four states, driving 2,193 miles (3,500 K)
You see, we drive over 2,000 miles for vacation every year, and we love it! So we figured, driving in Europe would be even easier, because we are driving through six countries in less miles! Great plan, but we didn't figure about spending so much time driving, and time is precious when you have 17 days in Western Europe with about 20 different destinations!
But we had a blast! We bonded over land speed records in Germany, eating all the foods on our bucket list, hiking in 110 degree weather, and seeing the things we wanted to see most. It was an incredible trip, and all I can think about is going back someday.
So let the European Adventure commence!