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Thumbs up 24 year road trip in a Mercedes g-wagen

Gunther Holtorf, 77, set off in his Mercedes 300GD with his late wife Christine in 1990.

556,000 miles through 215 countries

Adventurer Gunther Holtorf finally finishes 24-year aounr the world road trip in the same car | Daily Mail Online


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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 10-15-2014, 11:37 AM
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Only possible in a G-Wagen! I drool over the Diesel versions!

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That is very cool. I would rather do that than spend my golden years on a golf course.
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That is very cool. I would rather do that than spend my golden years on a golf course.
Amen.

Felicita e un bicchiere di vino con un panino.
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Not in any car and not for everybody for sure.
Dealing with wife funeral on your "vacations"
I did few 5-weeks trips in my life and it was always hard to come back to reality.

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