I’ve been lurking for a long time, even posting a couple times in the non-car related forums. One thing I’ve enjoyed on Vortex is the travel stories people post. The journeys to pick up a car or travel from one side of the country and back home, however harrowing the feat. I’ve always admired the fantasy of it, thinking to myself how awesome it would be to do such a thing. Judging the comments people post in those threads I think I’m not the only one who enjoys the read. Well, I finally did it, so here’s another story for your enjoyment.
- Fly in to Eugene, Oregon from Indianapolis, Indiana.
- Buy and load a car up with as much spares as it could carry.
- Load a “truck” up with the rest of the spares.
- Unload the truck for crate packaging and freight (a lot of spares).
- Record the trip using two gopros, a cheap digital camera, a cheap video camera, and 64GB total storage to work with.
- Sight seeing as time allowed.
- All this and including arriving back at home in Indy in 4 days.
2498mi or 1day, 19hrs according to google. Did I mention, in a 1967 Volvo 122s Amazon with approx 300,000mi already on it?
Photos and video to follow.