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

Quito’s Bug Fans

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

We got invited to the weekly meeting of Quito’s “Catso Club”. Although it was a rainy Saturday, about thirty Bugs found their way to the gathering. Also a team of a national television station was there and interviewed Domi about our tour. Thanks to José from the “Latin Volks” and Alberto, our host, we got the chance to find new friends! Read more

In 80,000 Miles Around The World

9. März 2012 Herbie's World Tour 0

We’ve now driven already more than 80,000 miles (or almost 129,000 kilometers) around the globe. Today we just arrived in Ecuador and also its capital Quito. We spent exactly one month in Colombia. But we’re planning to get back there. After we traveled down to Chile we want to drive all the way back to Colombia again. We really enjoyed heading across Colombia and we felt always very safe. In Buga, Colombia, we spent the night at a nice little hotel close to downtown. South... Read more