Stuttgart Journals

Driving in Germany

A March 2004 trip to Stuttgart by PaPaChuck

Quote: On a recent trip to Germany I had the opportunity to rent an Audi with a navigation system in it.

Renting a car with a navigation system

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On a recent trip to Germany, I had the opportunity to rent an Audi with a navigation system in it. We had our difficulties with the system at first. It talked to us in German, and we made mistakes in English. We could figure out what left and right were, but there were far too many other words that we did not understand. Finally, we sat at the side of the road for about an hour and found out how to have it talk to us in English. It was wonderful. Helga was wonderful. We named the navigation system Helga, because it had a woman's voice, and we were, after all, in Germany, where Helga is a common name. We had some discussion about naming her after a restaurant employee named Olga. ...Read More

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PaPaChuck

PaPaChuck
Columbia, Maryland