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Forum: General Discussion (Lotus related)   05-08-2016, 06:57 AM
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Posted By waelsie
Some times the dirt just tells you more about the...

Some times the dirt just tells you more about the drive !!
Forum: Roadtrip!   04-10-2016, 12:04 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 31,946
Posted By waelsie
Almost 2 years later................! A lot of...

Almost 2 years later................! A lot of water has passed under my bridge !

Well, it is now April 2016, and I am still on the road ! I did all that I planned - Anacortes, Alaska,...
Forum: Roadtrip!   05-02-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 191
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Posted By waelsie
Unfortunately not. Going straight across from...

Unfortunately not. Going straight across from Anacortes to VI on the ferry on Tuesday morning.
Giles
Forum: Northwest Region   05-01-2014, 08:08 PM
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Posted By waelsie
Yellow Elise in Anacortes ??????

A couple of days ago I saw a yellow Elise heading south on Hwy 20 out of Anacortes near the Oak Harbour turnoff. I was going the other way and couldn't flash or toot in time - Anyway, looks a bit...
Forum: Roadtrip!   05-01-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 31,946
Posted By waelsie
Who is the yellow Elige that spoke to my sister...

Who is the yellow Elige that spoke to my sister tonight (in a Ford Escape) on Hwy 20, that turned off to go to Oak Harbour ? (Sister thinks you were an Exige with the roof off, but not sure)....
Forum: Roadtrip!   05-01-2014, 06:24 PM
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Views: 31,946
Posted By waelsie
Hey Nico - Mine could be the very same vehicle...

Hey Nico - Mine could be the very same vehicle you went round Australia in as mine used to be a rental vehicle !!! If so, I hope you drove it very carefully !!
There is a Dutch (LHD) Troopie over...
Forum: Roadtrip!   04-29-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 31,946
Posted By waelsie
Yes Mitch, it was. Things are ALWAYS better when...

Yes Mitch, it was. Things are ALWAYS better when you have had to work and wait for them !! I know you probably didn't want to hear that, but.........!!

Anyway, am back in Anacortes now, and...
Forum: Roadtrip!   09-17-2013, 04:01 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 31,946
Posted By waelsie
Elsie sold !!!

I can't believe it, but after 15 years and a LOT of miles (and smiles) around the world, my little Elise finally got sold last month !!! But she went to a new home - Here is a pic of her with her...
Forum: Roadtrip!   09-17-2013, 02:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,686
Posted By waelsie
Yes, and I survived !!! Got a bit chilly at...

Yes, and I survived !!! Got a bit chilly at times !!!!

Here's car with a boot rack and extra trunk about to cross Yukon River at Dawson !!! Dirty because I had just driven across the Top of the...
Forum: Roadtrip!   01-22-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 31,946
Posted By waelsie
Well, Elsie and I have been back in Australia for...

Well, Elsie and I have been back in Australia for about 6 months now, and, as they say, "you can't keep a good (??) man down" !!! (Dont know where the "good" bit comes from !!)

I am coming back...
Forum: Roadtrip!   07-28-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 31,946
Posted By waelsie
For anyone interested I have put one final blog...

For anyone interested I have put one final blog up on my site, summarizing the whole trip in one. Also attached photos to it which IMHO are the pick of the bunch and catch the spirit of my trip. ...
Forum: Roadtrip!   06-28-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 31,946
Posted By waelsie
Thanks Mate - And the medallion you gave me after...

Thanks Mate - And the medallion you gave me after the drive turned into the best fun of the trip ! I ended up with yours, one from the Sheriff of Missoula Montana, and another from the Kenai...
Forum: Roadtrip!   06-28-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 31,946
Posted By waelsie
Well, I have finished. Or perhaps I should say...

Well, I have finished. Or perhaps I should say "I am finished" !!

Pulled into Anacortes on Tuesday evening 15,240 miles and exactly 4 months after I started. Along the way I have driven Laguna...
Forum: Roadtrip!   06-14-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,300
Posted By waelsie
Why should it be restricted to those who "live in...

Why should it be restricted to those who "live in California" ?????
Forum: Roadtrip!   05-27-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 31,946
Posted By waelsie
Yes thats the one, but I paid a lot more than...

Yes thats the one, but I paid a lot more than that !! Grab it quick !! Or maybe mine included freight to Seattle ?
Forum: Roadtrip!   05-27-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 31,946
Posted By waelsie
Way back before I started my trip, I mentioned...

Way back before I started my trip, I mentioned that I would be putting the Pro Shield tearoffs on my windscreen as added protection against flying stones during my trip, and someone asked me to...
Forum: Roadtrip!   05-23-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 31,946
Posted By waelsie
Rofl !! The trip will never "wrap up" !! But...

Rofl !! The trip will never "wrap up" !! But after 90 days on the road already, and still another 30 or more to go down in Kenai and across th Top of the World and down to Calgary, other things...
Forum: Roadtrip!   05-23-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 31,946
Posted By waelsie
Made it to the target - But without Elsie !! ...

Made it to the target - But without Elsie !! Went on a commercial recce tour yesterday because so many people had told me about 6" rocks being used as gravel, and pot holes that would swallow my...
Forum: Roadtrip!   05-21-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 31,946
Posted By waelsie
According to my fuel stats in my phone, have so...

According to my fuel stats in my phone, have so far done 9014 miles since I landed in the US on 5th March, used 288.85 galls of fuel, avge mpg is 31.93 !!! 64000 miles on car altogether now.

No...
Forum: Roadtrip!   05-20-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 31,946
Posted By waelsie
Couple of pics of the last few days - Rest are on...

Couple of pics of the last few days - Rest are on the blog
Giles
Forum: Roadtrip!   05-20-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 31,946
Posted By waelsie
I made the right decision to leave Haines - Had a...

I made the right decision to leave Haines - Had a wonderful drive north ! Just had 3 days in Denali - Got to see McKinley withut a cloud in the sky - Pilot said it was one of the best days he has...
Forum: Roadtrip!   05-15-2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 31,946
Posted By waelsie
Currently in Beaver Creek just about to cross...

Currently in Beaver Creek just about to cross into (the big bit of) Alaska. Car sitting outside motel with an inch of snow on !!!!
Been down in Skagway and Haines where it rained and the wind blew...
Forum: Roadtrip!   05-09-2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 31,946
Posted By waelsie
Sorry guys - I have missed a few as I have passed...

Sorry guys - I have missed a few as I have passed through ! Problem is that when you are driving by yourself it is kind of hard to be reading on the computer about who is where !! And to be honest,...
Forum: Canada   05-01-2012, 07:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,448
Posted By waelsie
Well, I am in Canada. No snow yet but a bit of...

Well, I am in Canada. No snow yet but a bit of rain :-(
Crossed the border yesterday and the customs guy took one look at me and said "What is THAT ?" "You are going to Alaska in THAT ?". "Go...
Forum: Roadtrip!   05-01-2012, 07:20 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 31,946
Posted By waelsie
Back on the road again. Crossed the border into...

Back on the road again. Crossed the border into Canada today, so now in Vancouver. Head up to Whistler and beyond tomorrow. Need some sunshine please !!
Put in the EBC Green Stuff pads and so far...
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