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Would love to meet some "Air Cooled Family Members"

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Hi
We (Nathaniel and Anita from Belgium) are exploring African trails with our VW bus "Beso del Sol". Because it's always a pleasure meeting "VW Family" we are very interested in meeting friends from Air Cooled Clubs or join them at meetings.
Of course we know very little of the African VW scene.
We would love to hear from you about Air cooled Clubs in South Africa or the surrounding country's and about upcoming events.

Thanks!

Nathaniel & Anita
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Hi Guys

I am sure there will be plenty interested people who would like to meet you, but first we need rough dates of when you will be in SA and where?
Jolas @jolas is quite involved in a show coming up next weekend in the Cape Town area - maybe he will chip in with details

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IF YOU COME THROUGH TO DURBAN YOU ARE WELCOME TO GET IN TOUCH WITH US.
THE KOMBI SCENE ISN'T GREAT HERE BUT THERE ARE A FEW FLOATING AROUND.
CAPE TOWN IS PROBABLY THE PLACE YOU WANT TO BE; AND JOLAS, AS MENTIONED BY TONY; IS PROBABLY A GOOD GUY TO MAKE CONTACT WITH.

REGARDS

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Tony Z wrote:Hi Guys

I am sure there will be plenty interested people who would like to meet you, but first we need rough dates of when you will be in SA and where?
Jolas @jolas is quite involved in a show coming up next weekend in the Cape Town area - maybe he will chip in with details
Thanks Tony, did'nt see this,

Besodelsol please send us your Cape Town dates - will you be here for 6th November ?

Safe travels :hangloose:
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From your FB page you guys are already in SA, Graaff Reinet. If you come up to Johannesburg, we'd love to host you and arrange a get together of local ACVW drivers.
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If You pass Through Port Elizabeth....give Us a shout : vintagekombi@gmail.com would love to meet You guys and show you around ! :hangloose:
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Same if you pass through klerksdorp
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Hi everybody

Thanks for your warming reply's. We're in Oudtshoorn now ( after a a beautiful drive to "Die Hel" @ the Gamaskloof ).
Heading for Cape Town next days, so we'll be there on November 6.

Pura Vida

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You are welcome to join local Cape Town Kombi owners at the Killarney classic car show. There will be more than 50 busses attending. Please let me know if you would like to join us so that you can be registered :)

What bus are you driving - do you have any pics of "Die Hel" and your bus ?
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Hi guys

Beso del Sol is a 1989 T2 made in Brazil. While traveling South America with the backpack we bought it in Chile. Drove it all the way down to Ushuaia and then got the crazy idea to drive it up north to Alaska. After this adventure we shipped it to Belgium.
Now, two years later, the time has come for a African adventure.

We'll probably will arrive Thursday in Cape Town and looking forward to join the event!

Some pics from "Die Hel".

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Oh, that looks and sounds so great. Can't wait to meet you guys on Sunday.

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besodelsol, please send me your email address :)

please don't make make plans for Sunday - we all want to see you and your Kombi at the car show at Killarney Race Track !!!!!
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jolas wrote:besodelsol, please send me your email address :)

please don't make make plans for Sunday - we all want to see you and your Kombi at the car show at Killarney Race Track !!!!!
Hi

nmarien@hotmail.com
082 7212043
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Is there a campsite nearby the Killarney Race Track?

See you soon
Nathaniel, Anita and 'Beso del Sol'

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Hi please check email ;)
by fig » Mar 26, 2018
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