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Things Old Travellers to Europe Seem Not to Understand!!!

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FrenchMystiqueTours on May 11, 14 at 11:52am
When I was in my 20's and backpacked Europe for 2 months I hit about 20 to 25 destinations in a 2 month period. I had done zero research before leaving and my whole travel plan consisted of "land in Amsterdam and see what happens". No itinerary, no pre-booked lodging and no idea of what I was going to do. I had a Eurail ticket that was good for two months of unlimited travel in 17 countries and I put it to good use. It was the best time of my life and looking back I wouldn't change a thing. So in comparison to what I did your itinerary looks very manageable. You'll have a blast, trust me. :)

colduphere on May 11, 14 at 12:13pm
FMT why don't you start a thread and call it:

Things Old Travellers to Europe Seem Not to Understand

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JulieCallahan on May 11, 14 at 12:54pm
FMT, you traveled the way my 3 kids did at 20. I think they also had a blast.

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FrenchMystiqueTours on May 11, 14 at 4:54pm
Now cold, I think you're being facetious.

Julie - I think for myself and most 20 somethings the travel and experiencing as much sensory overload as possible is the best part of the adventure.

Let me also add that when I was exactly that age I moved around just as fast and also had a blast- old fogheys often forget what youth is like and often lament "ah youth it's wasted on young people!"

This is one thing olf fogheygharchs just can't see to understand - younger folks may be bored with the old 'you gotta stay 5 days in Paris or you should not even go there' attitude.

WHAT OTHER THINGS TO OLDER TRAVELERS NOT UNDERSTAND ABOUT YOUNG WHIPPER NSAPPER TRAVELERS (IN EUROPE THAT IS)???

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