Crossley & Webb

Crossley & Webb

I snuck into Dargle on a Friday evening. I had outsourced my visa applications to an agency in Johannesburg. This is a lot easier than doing it yourself, and unless you live in Johannatoria, much cheaper too. So I headed home to wait while they pushed the applications through. A friend picked me up from a […]

Heading Home.

Heading Home.

I spent a week in Nairobi after my first visit to the Embassy of Ethiopia. Wildebeest was a good place to while away the time as I searched for a way to get a visa without flying home. A visit to the Egyptian Embassy revealed  I couldn’t get a visa for Egypt in Nairobi either, […]

Zimbabwe, a pleasant surprise.

Zimbabwe, a pleasant surprise.

I spent my Saturday night in the border town of Musina, in South Africa, a few kilometres south of the Limpopo River. In the evening I went onto the main street to find some dinner and found the town had a certain menace after dark. Busses from the border dropped all sorts of people on […]

Ireland Here I Come!

Ireland Here I Come!

I am finally on the road. Thanks to everyone who came to see me off from Steampunk on Saturday morning. From old school friends to neighbours to new friends and even the Alfa Club, it was great to see you all there. And a special thank you to the Steampunk himself, Michael. It was pretty […]

The Road To Cape Town.

The Road To Cape Town.

Miles since last update: 3800 Miles (6115 Kilometres) So I made it to Cape Town. The 1st (unofficial) leg of Dargle to Dargle went very well indeed. In January, when my car was damaged in the storm, a fellow Alfa Romeo fan from PE, Greig Smith, said that I ought to come town to Cape […]

Pietermaritzburg Cars In The Park 2014

Pietermaritzburg Cars In The Park 2014

Every Autumn, in Pietermaritzburg the capital city of Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa, the local vintage car club hosts Cars in the Park, the city’s largest motoring event. It’s all good fun, especially if you know anything about cars. There’s actually a good representation of cars from most eras. And for most tastes… But overall I […]