The Long and Winding Road

We spent almost three days in Puyo, but now we are back in Baños de Agua Santa. Tomorrow we’ll finally take off towards Cuenca, following the Pan-Am Highway. Just right after taking these awesome shots something happened to our Love Bug. Domi couldn’t shift properly anymore. First he thought it is a broken clutch cable. But afterwards he had to find out that it was the return spring which was broken. It was frustrating, because at that time we were in the middle of the... Read more

Spring Updates

16. März 2012 Repairs and modifications 1

A lot of modifications are waiting for Georgy’s ‘84 Mexican… Read more

The Volcano Cotopaxi

15. März 2012 Herbie's World Tour 0

The Cotopaxi is Ecuador’s most famous volcano and with 19,347 feet (5,897 meters) the second-highest summit, after his bigger brother Chimborazo (20,565 ft. or 6,268 m), which is the farthest summit from the earth’s center. However it was the perfect time to have a little photo shoot with Herbie at Cotopaxi National Park. After making pretty rough roads across the entire National Park of the Cotopaxi we ended up in Baños de Agua Santa, where we’re staying for the night before heading further South along... Read more

A Ride to the Top

11. März 2012 Herbie's World Tour, Trips 0

The elevation of Quito, Ecuador’s capital, is 9,200 feet (or 2,800 meters), making Quito the second-highest capital in the world, after La Paz, Bolivia. Yesterday’s evening we took a ride together with our air-cooled VW Beetle friends, the “Catso Club” and its “Latin Volks”, to “Virgen de El Panecillo”, the major monument of Quito’s hills. And as we promised this before: “San Francisco de Quito, we love you!” Read more

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