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Photo-a-Day  (Friday, 15th August, 2014)

VW Campers

VW Campers
German classic cars show at Haigh Hall, on Sunday 3 August. Only German vehicles from 1990s or before. Two stunning VW camper vans from the mid 1960s on display.

Photo: Colin Harlow  (Panasonic HC-V210)
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Comment by: Max on 15th August 2014 at 04:47

I say what lovely cars they are.
All credit to their owners. What value are they worth.

Comment by: christine bishop on 15th August 2014 at 09:24

brings back memories when we had a volkswagon camper wi the bull bar ,had many a trip out in it .happy days. good pic colin

Comment by: Daz on 15th August 2014 at 11:03

From looking at the inside of the one on the right, you'd think it was someone's second home. They seem to be making abit of a comeback, seen quite a few here and there in the past year or so than I used to, the same with VW Beetles. Had one in the late 80s/early 90s and they were tiny inside.

Comment by: maggie on 15th August 2014 at 11:28

On one of our trips to Braunschweig our host took us to Wolfsburg - the VW factory & museum. it is a fascinating place. I learned to drive on a Beetle. great car.

Comment by: Mark on 15th August 2014 at 17:46

VW were/still are pioneers in the camper van world. They are very expensive, brand new could set you back £35,000. These two almost 50 years old, and look at them, lovely.

Comment by: Carl B on 15th August 2014 at 19:01

They are very easy to work on, nothing complicated, German reliability.

Comment by: Micky on 16th August 2014 at 02:06

Strange that none of the camera clan have made comment about the quality of this shot.

Comment by: Mick on 16th August 2014 at 12:00

Micky the camera clan as you call them only comment on there best mates photos.

Comment by: Max on 17th August 2014 at 10:58

Christine Bishop has said good photo, Micky and Mick.

Comment by: Jemmy on 19th August 2014 at 15:05

A bit tastless considering the WW1 rememberance celebrations and the death of all our lads at the hands of Germans.
As for German reliability... its grossly overrated. I bet those vans have had a small fortune spent on them to get them in tip top condition.

Comment by: Garry on 19th August 2014 at 20:44

Jemmy, your a fool!

Comment by: Jemmy on 21st August 2014 at 22:01

Why am I a fool, Garry? I just speak the truth. Hundreds of my mates were killed by Germans. Some died in my arms. Young lads from Wigan. I was one of the lucky ones.
I lived, but the memories haunt me to this day.

Comment by: Garry on 22nd August 2014 at 19:36

Its just a German motor show for gods sake. My grandfarter was a prisoner of the germans in the first world war. Let bygones be bygones. Lets all live in peace.

Comment by: truwigana on 10th September 2014 at 17:48

how can anyone live in peace as you put it Garry, when all you do all day is try and provoke reaction on EVERY pic on here,

Comment by: Garry on 18th September 2014 at 08:05

Well if people would lets say, be more sensible and meaning to a subject, then thing should only get better. Jemmy's comments was lets say, a little tasteless. The war was indeed awful and many did loose their lives.That included my late family. But this P A D it's about all German cars that's all.

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