Erlangen - Beijing July 30th - August 30th 2009

See the Movie on Jan 21st 2011 in Nürnberg

January 3rd, 2011 by vvc09 | Comments Off on See the Movie on Jan 21st 2011 in Nürnberg

The Movie

Erlangen – Beijing
Five VW Käfer on their trip to China
A Movie by Sigurd Roscher

January 21st 2011, 7 pm
Ofenwerk Nürnberg, Klingenhofstr. 72

presented by Dr. Michael Eckart
Onkologische Schwerpunktpraxis Erlangen

See the trip on DVD

May 2nd, 2010 by vvc09 | one comment »

The trailer of the DVD.

A Film by Sigurd Roscher
Length: ~56 Minutes

If you want to get the DVD feel free to contact
buero (at)

VVC 09 at the Techno Classica Essen 2010

April 6th, 2010 by vvc09 | Comments Off on VVC 09 at the Techno Classica Essen 2010

Car number 1 can be visited at the Techno Classica 2010 in Essen – Germany from April 7th – 11th 2010.

The DVD is available at the fair.

Also available is a 142 page extra edition of the Brezelfenster magazin about the Trip.

You can find us at hall 8.1 at the stand of the „Brezelfenstervereinigung“.
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new Youtube Videos

April 3rd, 2010 by vvc09 | Comments Off on new Youtube Videos

Find some more new impressions from our great adventure on Youtube.

Videos by Bjarne Erik

Please leave comments on Youtube! More will come over time.

Exhibition at the Trade Fair in Nürnberg 27.02.-07.03.2010

April 3rd, 2010 by vvc09 | Comments Off on Exhibition at the Trade Fair in Nürnberg 27.02.-07.03.2010

Our Sponsor IENA2009 (Trade Fair Nürnberg) has given us the possibility to present 2 Cars.
Bernd and Rainer (Team 3) and their 1956 Beetle were at the booth. In addition the 1949 Split Window from Richard was present. … more

Day 32 – Last trip together

September 2nd, 2009 by vvc09 | 12 comments »

After yesterday’s breathtaking welcome event in the German embassy, we went on a last joint trip with our five Beetles today, visiting the Beijing car museum.
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Day 31 – The final stretch: Arrival in Beijing

September 1st, 2009 by vvc09 | 23 comments »

After a short check of our Beetles we started our journey at around 8.00 am and got on the highway to Beijing. The road was excellent, traffic in the morning was low and we made good progress.
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Day 30 – Sightseeing in Datong and surroundings

August 31st, 2009 by vvc09 | 7 comments »

In Datong we spent our last rest day before our drive to Beijing. Although Datong city is not very attractive, we had still picked it as there are to very famous places to visit nearby: The world famous Hengshan monastery and the Yungang grottoes.
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Day 29 – The last border before Beijing

August 29th, 2009 by vvc09 | 12 comments »

The night in the Mongolian railway tent camp was not really comfortable. My tent did stink like pigs or sheep and caused me headache. Around 5.00 am I had enough and got up to start my outdoor morning toilet, not forgetting to take a spate with me … The washrooms were unusable and very dirty. In the East the sky turned red and in front of this scenery the Transmongolian railway passed by. An interesting setting on this morning of my 49th birthday.
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Day 28 – Through the Gobi desert

August 28th, 2009 by vvc09 | 11 comments »

We departed from the Mongolian tent camp “Gobi Sunrise” very early as we knew that about 220 km of dirt road through the Gobi desert were ahead of us.

To make it short, it turned out to be a very eventful day with two flat tires, an “emergency operation” in the desert and lamb stew in a Mongolian family for lunch. But it was also a wonderful day on roads which for sure no other old-timer car had passed before us. Sometimes we even had the impression that no other car before us had been driving on these roads.
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