Thursday, 2 August 2012


The final part of Splonk's journey to Egypt!

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 Mini Minor to Asia Minor - There & Back due out this month!

1. Is it just me or has the prop stopped ...?

I bought this old lamp today ... need to make a wish if were going to get there.

At the Egyptian museum, I sphynx.

... Almost there

Whoa ... that's BIG!

The donkey has landed! SPLONK at Giza plateau.

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.

More info.