Tag Archives: Endurorally

Trouble in Beetle Land


May 31: On an earlier post (Driving at Night in Zululand) I had bragged that Stewball was doing fine. Our only problems had been a tire puncture and a hood latch to tighten. Well, that all came to an end. … Continue reading

Posted in Antique car rally, international travel | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Driving at Night in Zulu Land


May 12: Don’t watch the movie Zulu if you might be driving alone at night in Swaziland. We were warned and we didn’t intend for it to happen. It is to be a long day, 342 miles. Our rally organizers … Continue reading

Posted in Antique car rally, international travel | Tagged , , , , | 9 Comments

Preparing for Africa Rally-Ed’s perspective


On April 26, we begin our trip to Cape Town for the Classic Safari Challenge organized by Endurance Rally Association (www.endurorally.com) in England. We will drive approximately 5,000 miles (on the British side of the road) through South Africa, Swaziland, … Continue reading

Posted in Antique car rally, international travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Arctic Circle: mosquitoes, mud, potholes and pipline


June 7: The rally is over, but I have lots more to write. First our trip to the Arctic Circle on the day off in Fairbanks. At one time, lots of the participants talked of going, but on the morning … Continue reading

Posted in Antique car rally, book promotion, international travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Our engine is being pulled


May 23: Day 16. We are in Kalispell, MT, and the car is at the last antique VW repair place we know of before 2000 miles to Alaska.  We took the car in for a  routine service, and they found an oil … Continue reading

Posted in Antique car rally | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

Save the Road Warrior


May 18: Day off. Time to catch up. So, to back up. On Wednesday on our run from Colorado Springs to Durango, we crossed three mountain passes, each 11,000 ft. OK, the last one was only 10, 018, but the first … Continue reading

Posted in Antique car rally | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Good and Bad- All in one day.


May 13: Mother’s day driving from Memphis to Eureka Springs, Arkansas. This was a great drive and a special one for us since we met with CD White, a reporter  in Eureka Springs. She is writing several different articles on the back … Continue reading

Posted in Antique car rally, book promotion | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment