Monthly Archives: May 2014

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

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Bond of Brothers- and Sisters


May 29, 2014: We’re back in North Carolina and I feel empty inside. For me, it started three days before we flew home from Cape Town, parting from this group of men and women  that we shared so much hardship … Continue reading

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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

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Catching up


Day 10: May 11: Mother’s Day in the U.S. and here I am in South Africa very far away from my kids and grandkids. In fact we are at the Mapungubwe Game Reserve. On the drive in, I photographed a zebra and a … Continue reading

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Stewball Takes a Hit


May 6, 2014: We have driven Stewball around the world, then from NY to Alaska and the only damage we have taken was from the road; a broken headlight, broken windshield and lots of paint dings from gravel but never from … Continue reading

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Two Days On the Road


May 4, 2014: We have finished our second day on the road. Lots of impressions of driving in South Africa. The highways are wonderful, very clean with NO billboards, smooth and well signed. The traffic is light on the roads … Continue reading

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Stewball’s First Friend in South Africa


May 1, 2014: The rally hasn’t even started and I’m already behind. So much has happened. The only negative was the long trip over. No matter how good-and only the second leg from London to Cape Town was good- two … Continue reading

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