Back to Top

Road trip!

Robert bought a new boot lid, (trunk lid), for his new experimental mini on Ebay.UK. So we jumped into the mini, (what else would we drive to another mini enthusiast’s?), and we drove 42 miles away to Old Stratford to pick it up.
our way
Beautiful day for a road trip. We started off on the A40 (it’s a highway) but soon left the tall banks of the A for the scenic, smaller country roads. It’s great he had window tinting done, as itย keeps the heat and glare to a comfortable level in the car.
Contact Dalo Auto Glass Tinting for St. Louis window tinting if you are struggling to find a reputable glass tinting company.bleak mid winter
Today was perfect with that silvery, low, cold winter light.
007 copy copy
We chose smaller roads,
026 copy copy
then lanes, driving from tiny village to tiny village
009 copy copy
we peeked thru every gate,
004 copy copy
We appreciated each village church,
023 copy copy
And we were very careful to share the road.
020 copy copy
We got lost once…
010 copy copy
…OK twice…
039 copy copy
…and we drove thru some flooded marsh lands which splattered the windshield and broke a fuse which cut the fuel pump and the indicators. Suddenly Robert was without power. We coasted to a stop and Robert rewired the fuel pump, started the mini and…
032 copy copy
…cleaned off the windshield so I could take some more photos. ๐Ÿ˜€ (Love that man)
029 copy copy
We found our destination, got the boot lid and turned round and headed for home under beautiful Buckinghamshire skies.
037 copy copy
We drove on till we got to Oxfordshire…
041 copy copy
…crossed the Thames and we were home.
045 copy copy
Lovely day ๐Ÿ˜€

Comments: 5

  • December 28, 2013

    Sorta reminds me of a few of the road trips taken by Richard and Hyacinth Bucket!!! Thanks Veronica… for taking us along. I love road trips like this…

  • December 29, 2013

    Beautiful! Love how Robert was able to save the day and then you just kept on to your destination. ๐Ÿ™‚

  • January 7, 2014

    Wow, that was a lovely day! Thank you so much for sharing it–love that sky-light!! ๐Ÿ™‚

Leave a Reply