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Hi everyone,

I thought I'd share photos from my trip from Ireland to Portugal (Ferry from Ireland to France) driving through France, Andorra, Spain, Portugal, Spain again, Portugal then on the way back, Spain, France and ferry back to Ireland). In total I drove 5720 miles and will never forget or regret this trip, it was quite amazing and recommend every car fanatic try doing something similar or better!

Before taking this trip (with my wife and a baby), I ensured my car was fully serviced and it worked out, except for brakes (discs and pads all around), which needed to be replaced after a previous roadtrip (4 laps at the Nurburgring and a half track day). The car was simply amazing, no issues at all and so far no speeding tickets! :D

Let's not fool ourselves, financially taking a STi on this type of road trip makes no sense (some could call it a Petrol station tour around Europe :D). However, I had a unique opportunity to take a long vacation this summer and being a car fanatic, I just couldn't miss it.

During this trip, I noticed the attention a STi still brings, most people especially young people seem to like it and some older ones recall WRC quite well. I believe that the RHD car in continental Europe also surprises a few people, though it's somewhat common to see cars from the UK and Ireland around Europe.

Here are some photos, hope you enjoy!



















































Cheers!
 

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Hi everyone,

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Here are some photos, hope you enjoy!

Cheers!

AWESOME ! ! ! Epic trip with the Family :tup::tup:

Hope I don't sound picky but can you add captions to the photos on your IMG account. Thanks

BTW, GD in Rally Blue with Gold wheels.. people must have thought Petter Solberg / Spirit of Colin Mcrae (for the older folks) was visiting
 

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Excellent! Thanks for posting. Also, I'm super jealous of that Nürburgring sticker, which I'm assuming is only there because you've actually driven your STi on it! :lol:
 

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Thanks everyone. Yes, I actually have the "right" to have that sticker haha. I drove all the way to Germany last year, the best country in the world for car enthusiasts where you can cruise on the autobahn doing over 200KM/H without worrying about silly speeding tickets(gotta love when your GPS says no speed limit)... and did 4 laps in the Ring. It was a dream come true and I really couldn't believe it on my first lap, I drove around the track like a "sunday driver" :D

 
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