Thursday, 14 October 2010

A Temptation

On days like this, the thought of
endless sunshine is really tempting.
Which is why I am toying with
the thought of this

That's right: 2000km (1,200 miles) in two weeks in a classic 1953 Traction Avant travelling across desert to the Atlas mountains. The map is here.

I don't think we will do the trip next year, but these are fairly regular occurrences, and the thought of Saharan sand dunes viewed through Célestine's windscreen is really tempting.

Simon

7 comments:

  1. Is that the château of Chaumont in the background? Martine

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  2. Martine - it is indeed Chaumont from across the river.

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  3. I go all gooey every time I see a picture of Celestine, she is such a seductive woman - Gosh I miss my Traction Avant.
    Leon

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  4. The desert to Atlas Mountains trek looks great...a real adventure.

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  5. And just what has Celestine got to say about it? Eh!!
    She'll throw a wobbly, mark my words!
    And then there's Susan to consider....

    The "Are you human" word is sicako... or should that be "Sick car go?" Hope Celestine gets better soon [found my Holts exhaust paste yesterday if you want to try that as a temporary measure?]

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  6. Leon. Sometimes I have to pinch myself!

    Diogenes: Adventure indeed! It looks amazing and one day will have to be done.

    Tim. We have all the gaskets now, so it's "just" a case of installation

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  7. GREAT.... word verification is again suitable... entictic ... lets hope she does, soon!

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