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DOWN UNDER AT LAST!
One of my first photos of Sydney. Taken from the ferry that chugged us across Sydney harbor every day. We were truly fortunate and grateful to be able to reside in a snug two bedroom flat in an area of … Continue reading
LEBRON JAMES READS NIGHTS OF NAKED MANNEQUINS???
Ok, so maybe not. But an old friend called me recently and said that he saw a story about James and his voracious reading. He was surprised. Said he didn’t even know that professional athletes could read. I have to … Continue reading
DOMI & ZAINAB’S NEXT DOOR NEIGHBOR
This is the world-famous “OZ House,” in Ridgecrest, CA. Every Halloween through January first, the house is decorated in a “Wizard of Oz” theme, and the lights are usually turned on every night (weather permitting) for the enjoyment of people … Continue reading
DOMI & ZAINAB: EVEN IRAN COULDN’T STOP THEM
So far Domi and Zainab have traveled with their Love Bug through 46 countries. One of those countries was Iran, which was a fascinating experience. They were provided with a military/police style escort for the duration of their Iranian … Continue reading
DOMI & ZAINAB
Herbie at night.
DOMI AND TRAILER
This trailer weighs a little over 700 pounds and is easily pulled by Herbie. The trailer was manufactured in the old DDR (East Germany). Domi and Zainab used it while traveling through most of the lower 48 states. So far they have traveled through 46 countries.
A TRIP TO THE TRONA PINNACLES
Herbie parked next to the train after a trip to the pinnacles.
WORKING ON HERBIE
DOMI & ZAINAB IN THEIR RIDGECREST HOME
Domi is talking with his master mechanic back in Austria about the problems with Herbie’s engine. Domi had to pull the engine in the love bug four times before he was able to get it running properly again.
DOMI & ZAINAB
This stunning couple is Domi (taking their photo) and Zainab. They are from Austria. At this time, they are in Ridgecrest, CA., where they are planning the South American part of their world journey. They are traveling around the world in a 1963 Volkswagen Herbie love bug. They tow an East-German made trailer to sleep in. This photo was taken last year when I first met them during their first visit to Ridgecrest.