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Adventure travel: the German autobahn

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Germany's Autobahn has gained international notoriety for how quickly drivers can go from city to city on its freeways - and because you can drive as fast as you want.
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The first stretch of the autobahn ran from Cologne to Bonn and was completed in 1932. Within six years, an additional 1,860 miles was added to the transportation network, according to The German Way.
Inspiration for this freeway came from the Avus experimental highway in Berlin that was built in 1913 as well as the Autostrada Tollway between Milan and the Italian lakes.
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