Our first stop of the day was a tiny village called Fucking. Yes, that’s right! I felt quite sorry for the inhabitants of the beautiful, remote village. When we got there a chap came out and said, ‘No problems!’ and then took photos of everyone’s number plates. I watched from the back-seat of the Saab. … Continue reading Czecheap Challenge – Innsbruck to Prague (Day 4)
In the morning Colin and Ashleigh came over and confirmed that the drive shaft was shafted. Adam called a local Schrottplatz and within a couple of hours a lovely German man had arrived to take the car away. He was a bit (a lot) surprised when Adam brought the car up from the underground carpark, … Continue reading Czecheap Challenge – Frankfurt to Innsbruck (Day 3)
We dismounted the ferry (what is the term? That’s not the term!) and drove to a car park on the outskirts of Brugge to meet up with more banger ralliers. There were many amusing cars, one of them had a bubble machine which was great for cleaning my shoes. Because the ferry had been delayed … Continue reading Czecheap Challenge – Zebrugge to Frankfurt (Day 2)
We left home at 10.40am and met up with Rob Â‘Cafe CremeÂ’ Grimmer and Al Â‘DuffÂ’… I donÂ’t know his surname, friends weÂ’d made on Barcelona Bangers in 2013. IÂ’ve kept in touch with Grimmer through Facebook, but IÂ’ve not seen or heard from Al in almost a year. 51 weeks actually. It felt like … Continue reading Czecheap Challenge – Home to Hull to Zebrugge (Day 1)
So, we’re off to Prague on the Czecheap Challenge, in our trusty, crusty, totally rusty VW Polo, but this time last year we were heading off to Barcelona with the Rally Events guys. We managed to raise over £1700 for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices while we were at it, too. Barcelona Bangers was amazing fun, so I thought I’d share … Continue reading Czecheap Challenge – This Time Last Year!