US issues travel warning to Bavaria

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    Germany Warden Message – July 02, 2009

    For some reason, the US gouverment saw fit to issue a formal warning considering traveling to Gamisch Patenkirchen, a tourist area in Bavaria Germany.

    Apperantly, a little fistfight (between 2 US servicemen in civilian clothing and a German-Turk)in a night club (with the looser shouting "I will be back you stupid yankees!") is now enough to make the US gouverment run diplomatically amok.



    Personally, I never thought that Bavaria is dangerous.
    Yes, the prices are dangerously high, the acolohl consumption is even higher, it also has the highest amount of legally owned guns per person (which is roughly 10% of the least gun intensive state in the US), but putting Bavaria at an equal footing with places like Afghanistan, Somalia and Sri Lanka seemse to be a bit too much :D
     
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    Why got to Bavaria, when we have Leavenworth, just a few hours away by car?

    google Leavenworth, WA, it's a beautiful little Bavarian village in the cascades.
     
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    Excellent news! It makes sure there is some fine beer for the rest of us who visit! :lol:
     
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    OMG, one can also skip Paris and see a replica of the Eiffel tower in Las Vegas. Are you serious?
    I knew a woman who went to Florence and didn't bother to see the David, because she'd seen so many plaster copies of it.
     
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    Wow! I'm not even sure we put a travel warning on Berlin when we had the disco bombing that killed a US serviceman and led to the US bombing Tripoli. We had Baader-Meinhof and the RAF blowing crap up all over Bavaria and the rest of Germany and I don't remember any warnings.
     
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    That's a dangerous pre-9/11 mindset. Garmisch-Partenkirchen is serious ghetto. Above Garmisch is the Kandahar run. Coincidence?
     
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    I went through Garmisch once, stayed a few days, missed all the shootouts! :eek:
     
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    A Turk running his mouth in a night club and getting his ass kicked for it. Pretty typical but to issue a travel warning is crazy.
     
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    I dunno, when I was there, Turks were pretty well known to be carrying knives and we gave them a wide berth.
     
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    I spent three weeks traveling all over Turkey, and never saw anyone carrying a knife, let alone a knife fight.
     

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