Austin, Connecticut to Austin, Drives, Travel

Road trip to Austin TX from Connecticut with Giulia Super in tow.

The ’73 super is packed and loaded on the trailer, the truck is loaded too. An unfurnished condo on the shores of Lady Bird Lake await, as does a visit to IKEA!   I’m thinking this trip will be one-way for 73 Giulia Super as I have another (’66 super) in CT. I …

Austin, Connecticut to Austin, Travel

Connecticut to Austin day one; Cold Interstate

Total distance: 927.46 km (576.3 mi) Total time: 12:03:50 Moving time: 11:49:20 Average speed: 76.88 km/h (47.8 mi/h) Average moving speed: 78.45 km/h (48.7 mi/h) Max speed: 123.30 km/h (76.6 mi/h) Average pace: 0:47 min/km (1:15 min/mi) Average moving pace: 0:46 min/km (1:14 min I awoke to bitter cold and …

Austin, Connecticut to Austin, Travel

Connecticut to Austin day two; Better Views

Total distance: 739.89 km (459.7 mi) Total time: 9:19:00 Average speed: 79.41 km/h (49.3 mi/h) Max speed: 122.40 km/h (76.1 mi/h) Max elevation: 754 m (2474 ft) After yesterdays longer then expected drive I spent some time changing my destinations and hotel reservations. Rather then the 9 hour (that became …

Auto Moto d’Epoca, Italy, Netherlands, Travel

Padua Italy 2014: Step one – Connticut to NY via Ferry

Today I set off for the Netherlands with my ultimate destination being the Auto Moto d’Epoca in Padua Italy.  This yearly auto parts market/classic auto show has been on my “to do list” for years. From the photos I’ve seen and stories I’ve read, its an Italian car fan’s dream event – …