A Video (“Europe is impressive)…German elections: CCC warns “Germany’s voting system is frighteningly easy to hack

Published on Sep 12, 2017

Took a trip to Europe this summer! I made this video to show people how cultured I am now. By popular demand, here is a breakdown of the locations by video seconds: 1 – 4 Colosseum and the arch right by the Colosseum (Rome) 5 – 8 The Roman Forum (Rome) 8-11 Altare della Patria (Rome) 11 Trevi fountain (Rome) 12 Some cathedral (there are so many in rome I forget which one but they were all amazing) 12 Pantheon (Rome) 13 Piazza Novana (Rome) 14 inside the Pantheon (Rome) 15 – 17 Pompeii (Pompeii) 18 Castel Nuovo (Naples) 18 – 20 Altare della Patria again because it looked better further away (Rome) 20 – Pantheon again because ??? (Rome) 21 – 25 Vatican city (Rome? Vatican? Idk) 26 Gelato, but i forget form where because i ate so much of it (Rome) 26 – 28 Sagrada Familia (Barcelona) 29 Columbus monument (Barcelona) 30 Palau Nacional (Barcelona) 31 A Cathedral in the Gothic Quarter but I forget which one (Barcelona) 31 Barcelona Cathedral (Barcelona) 32 Somewhere in the Gotchic Quarter near Bareclona Cathedral (Barcelona) 33 La Tomatina Festival (Bunol) 35-36 St. Pierre Cathedral (Geneva) 37 Jet d’Eau (Geneva) 38 Parc des Bastions (Geneva) 38 A LOT of mopeds (Geneva) 39 Reformation Wall (Geneva) 40 Lion Monument (Lucerne) 41-43 Church of St. Leodegar (Lucerne) 43 Kornschütte (Lucerne) 44-46 Kapellbrücke (Lucerne) 46 – 48 On top of the watch towers (Wachtturm. Be there at noon) (Lucerne) 49 Jesuit Church (Lucerne) 49 – 51 Lugano 51 some random place in Interlaken 53 Harderkulm (Interlaken) 55 getting down from Harderkulm (Interlaken) 56 Charles Kuonen Suspension Bridge (Near Randa/Zermatt) 56 Randa 57 Zermatt 58 Zurich 59 The Matterhorn (zermatt)

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