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California Dreamin’


Our first major milestone was to get our van to Los Osos, California, by Jan 5. Thatโ€™s the date that Luckyย was scheduled for a mechanical makeover at GoWesty, a highly regarded Volkswagen restoration and sales shop whose mission is to keep the old VW hippy busses and camper vans alive and healthy.

Lucky needed to travel 2500 km through below-freezing temperatures, snowy mountain passes, and interstate highways with speed limits that are impossibly high for a Westy van (80 mph or 128 km/h). We were concerned about how our vanย would perform in this marathon, since she doesnโ€™t typically go above 100 km/h AND this is her first winter road trip. (more…)