Germany 7. Deutsches Museum

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The Deutch museum has yes even more cars.   This is a general purpose museum of all things historical achievements in Germany.  Also trains, trucks, tracks, signalling and many other things.

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Self-driving cars.  We know this technology is getting close to be ready for highways in the western world.  This self-driving Mercedes Benz S class from back in 2000, and has three desktop clone PCs in place of the back seats.   I guess if it were running software from back then like Windows NT its highly dubious if it should be safe to go out on its own!

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Porsche with stainless steel body, think this was built as a one off.

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All things engineering.

Get there early.   I didn’t – so I saw only half of it, looked at my watch (which was set to UK time) as 4pm, and a message over a tannoy system said the museum was closing so I missed a lot of it.   This is a truly superb collection of German engineering. 

GERMANY 1. Dachau concentration camp – 2. BMW museum – 3. BMW World futuristic showroom – 4. Neuschwanstein Castle – 5. 1972 Munich Olympics village – 6. Tourism and going out in Munich – 7. Deutsches Museum – 8. Business in the UK, Germany and Israel – 9. Friedrichshafen, a pleasant German town on a lake

SWITZERLAND 1. Trying to do ‘cheap’ Switzerland – 2. The town of Grusch – 3. Clever Swiss made things – 4. Train from Grusch to Zurich – 5. Zurich, the more liberal Switzerland – 6. Swiss dinosaurs

LIECHTENSTEIN 1. Plans – 2. Getting into this tiny nation – 3. Motorbikes, cars and kebab shops in Vaduz, Liechtenstein – 4. Small country topography – 5. Road up to the castle – 6. The Prince’s castle and vineyard – 7. bars, shops, Olympics – 8. Tiny country, big output – 9. Vaduz church – 10. Government buildings and museums