classic mobility

Volksie Museum

The private VW collection called the “Volksie Museum”, is focuses on air-cooled VW’s such as original Beetles, Karmann Ghias and Kombi’s. The vehicles on display were fantastic, from fully restored Kombi’s to amazing Beetles in many colours. There were also some special treasures to be found such as an old-school ambulance with just 40,000kms on …

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Sandstone Estate

When we went to Sandstone Estate to camp on the farm’s campground, we imagined some old rusty machines laying around from the description on IOverlander. What we got was better than every museum we had visited so far. Sandstone Estate has the most excellent collection of steam trains, 90 in total, 32 of them ready …

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Visit @ Mutare

On our way south from Nyanga NP, we came past Mutare, where we visited the museum, which has a fascinating collection of cars and an exhibition of natural history. The natural history section was a little dusty with sad looking staffed animals and many displays in the dark because of broken light bulbs, nevertheless there …

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Old Wheelers Club

When we arrived the first time in Windhoek, we had contacted Werner (V51JP), who helped us with the Ham-Radio licence for Namibia. While we had dinner together, we found out, that historic cars are another hobby we have in common. Together we visited the OLD WHEELERS CLUB clubhouse and museum, where Werner is an active …

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Protea Motors

Nieuwoudtville, a very sleepy town in the Karoo, offers a unique surprise for you, if you are into motorcycles. The petrol station houses an incredible collection of motorcycles crammed into the shed behind the pumps. For those who are not that interested, there is also a spectacular waterfall some kilometres to the north, just that …

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BUGATTI beauties

What beauties are these! Especially the Bugatti collection of the Schlumpf brothers was impressive. We really enjoyed the visit to the museum in Mulhouse, but now we will visit some lovely towns of the Alsace – more on our next post, guaranteed without cars 😉