Author Archives: Michiel
July 20 2013.
Today the new support crew will arrive in the afternoon at the airport of Calgary. So Dirk has time in the morning to do some maintenance on the Land Rover. He put new oil in the engine and and fitted … Continue reading
19 July 2013.
Yesterday the old crew and Trudy went home back to Holland and Dirk went back to Cayley. Dirk had ordered 4 new tires from Coker Tires and this morning he got a phone call that he could pick up the … Continue reading
The flivver flash in living color
As already expressed in the daily summaries the Model-T team received a great welcome in the United States. Some of the enthusiast responsible for this also prominently featured Dirk & Trudy in a their newsletter. Read about it in the … Continue reading
Thursday 16th May.
We are waiting for the cars, they are in the harbour now and we hope that we can pick them up today or tomorrow. Bill Sherrill from The Space City T’s club, here in Houston, brought us from the airport … Continue reading
We made it!!! The most southern point of the African continent, Cape L’Agulhas Many congratulations for the Model-T, Dirk Trudy and all backup-teams. 22.611 km through 17 countries in 159 days. We’ve just loaded the cars into the sea container. … Continue reading
The team has had some media exposure. Gemeenskapskoerant
November 12th – day 144
Monday 12 november Dirk wakes at 5.15, he’s going to look for the rhino’s again. This tine there are 5! He gets in contact with Collin Ferreira, he’s going to search his contacts for tyres in South Africa. At 10.15 … Continue reading
November 11th – day 143
Sunday 11 november It’s Sunday morning, we have a slow start. Dirk is checking the tyres. He mentions one front tyre has reached the canvas layer. We decided to use our last spare tyre and change the front to the … Continue reading
November 10th – day 142
Saturday 10 november During the night we had serious rain, now that’s something new. They have beautiful toilets at this campsite. Today we go to the South African border. But first we going to visit the Brick factory of the … Continue reading
October 16th – Day 117
Tuesday October 16th In the morning there is a beautiful sunset view above the lake. After packing and servicing the ModelT we take a fresh dive in the lake, a fisherman come abroad and shows us the fish he catched … Continue reading