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Old 07-18-2014, 12:56 AM   #1
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Hi from Munich, starting in Florida 1-2 years North America

Hi folks,

we´re just arrived from Germany and now we are proud owner of an 2004 Georgetown 326 DS

In our first week we got a fully reloaded start with: bursted windshield, lost rear window on highway, bursted tire and 2 water leaks... so we´re hoping tat we have now our incidents for the coming year and now everything will go smooth

We´re planing to go from FL in zic-zac to West to stay the winter in Baja California and hiding North next year towards Canada & Alaska

Looking forward to exchange our experience with you guys her ein the forum. And sorry for mistakes in grammar/ writing. English is not my mother tongue, but hope you understand everything


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Old 07-18-2014, 01:10 AM   #2
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Hi there and welcome aboard! Wow- it does sound like you had a challenging start but hopefully things will turn around for you. Some day down the road you will have some great stories to share while sitting around the camp fire.


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Old 07-18-2014, 02:11 AM   #3
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Welcome! We travel full time around the USA in our Georgetown and enjoy it very much. Two differences you will discover quickly are that North America has far greater distances to travel between cities than in Europe, and that gasoline is much less expensive here than in Germany. Have fun and enjoy your travels.
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Old 07-18-2014, 04:17 AM   #4
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"Guten Morgen , Ohne Sorgen" and welcome to the USA and the forums Tomenka! Hope your journey through this beautiful country will be filled with more positive memorable times. (BTW - by the way --- your English is just fine )

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Old 07-18-2014, 05:38 AM   #5
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Welcome and happy trails. Sounds like an awesome adventure. Are you also going to visit the northeast as well?
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Old 07-18-2014, 06:07 AM   #6
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Hello & welcome to RVing and the US. I'm sure you will enjoy your visit and travels.

Also, as you may have read there is a "FROG (Forest River owners Group) INTERNATIONAL RALLY" in Goshen, Indiana in August 3-9 2014 that you would enjoy very much. Over 500 forest River RVs are already registered for the fun and enjoyment. FROG - Forest River Owners Group

Hope to see you there.
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Old 07-18-2014, 06:57 AM   #7
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Welcome and enjoy your Georgetown and touring the US. As "Daisy Boykin" indicated be sure to read about the rally, it's in the near future, yet if you could make it to the rally, it would be a great way to start your adventure in the USA.

Keep us updated.

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Old 07-18-2014, 10:46 AM   #8
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Welcome from Indiana and if you pass through our state, you are welcome to stop for a visit. Have a great trip!
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Welcome from Texas. We lived in Horbach near Kaiserslautern for over 6 years. Loved every minute of it! We can back in of the middle of our time there and brought some German friends with us. They could not believe the distances you have to travel between towns here.
Hope you enjoy the states as much as we did your homeland!

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We met a family from Holland last year while in Pigeon Forge, TN. They were doing the same thing except they rented a Class C for the journey through our amazing U S of A.

Five children 6-17 and one foster child, 5 years old. Their children asked for this journey, preferring to learn our history first hand instead of just through books.

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