Thursday, 7 June 2012


Splonk is the mascot that joined Nicky West & Rob Stacey in their adventure to Asia in a 50 year old 850cc Mini Minor. The subject of forthcoming Veloce book Mini Minor to Asia Minor - There & Back.

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Saying goodbye to Italy

Splonk studies the maintenance plans for the ship

Too much sun I think, feelin' a little sea sick

Welcome to Ancient Olympia

Splonk was 'ere...

Did I mention I'm scared of heights

On we push, no time to admire the view...

Pictures & captions kindly supplied by Nicky West.

Forthcoming! Mini Minor to Asia Minor - There & Back
By Nicky West. Foreword by Jean Christophe Novelli

The story of an independent trek in a restored 50-year-old Mini – all the way to the Great Pyramid and back. Inspirational to others, the book includes practical advice on the preparation required for such marathon drives, along with photos of car prep and the run itself.

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