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Month: September 2012

Salzburg And Beyond

Salzburg And Beyond

This week Domi and Flo drove to Bavaria, Germany, where they picked up again another Volkswagen Bug “1600i” for their friend Friedrich. On the way, Herbie made a stop in Salzburg, the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Flo and Domi strolled around downtown and had a little coffee break. They enjoyed this trip a lot!

The Hanging Bug

The Hanging Bug

Recently we cut a Volkswagen Bug into halves and hung its passenger’s side up on the wall of Friedrich’s shop in Vienna. The Bug is from the mid 90ies made in Mexico. See the hanging Bug at Helenengasse Viaduktbogen 23 in Vienna’s second district!

1,700 Miles in 48 Hours

1,700 Miles in 48 Hours

This week, Domi and Flo made a trip over 1,700 miles (about 2,700 km) to Germany. They picked up a Volkswagen Bug “1600i” (fuel injected 1,600 cc) from 1995 for their friend and mechanic Friedrich. They also got some special spare parts for him. Flo and Domi started their trip in the morning and were gone for almost 48 hours. On the freeway they met a Volkswagen Bug “Ovali” (with the oval rear window). The picture above shows its proud…

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That’s it – DLV Late Summer Ride

That’s it – DLV Late Summer Ride

Today our first meeting and public ride over the famous Höhenstraße in Vienna took place. Over 50 aircooled vehicles were counted – much more than we had expected – and this causes a little traffic-chaos. Nevertheless we are happy about our event and look forward to next year with a bit more organization and maybe more members too! Thanks a lot to all who joined our Late Summer Ride! More pictures on Herbie’s World Tour Blog from our DLV-Member and…

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Late Summer Ride 2012 by DLV

Late Summer Ride 2012 by DLV

On September 16, there will be the first public air-cooled drive called “Late Summer Ride” along Vienna’s longest street, the world famous “Höhenstraße” winding through the forest of Austria’s capital. You can find more information by following this link or by clicking on the picture below!

Herbie Goes Britain

Herbie Goes Britain

Herbie’s World Tour got featured in the latest version of “The Campervan Life” – a British air-cooled VW magazine. By clicking on the article below you’ll get to its website. As you’ve probably read the article above, Herbie is still looking for sponsors for his ongoing trip around the world. If you are interested in supporting the Love Bug, please get in touch with us! We would love to have you as a part of Herbie’s World Tour!

3rd International Bug Meeting Weiz

3rd International Bug Meeting Weiz

Spiting the sketchy weather we visited this meeting for the first time and it was also the first trip for Benjamin’s “Dirty Old Mexican”! Chris earned much respect for coming in his roofless (!) Buggy even though it was raining heavily!