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Posting Photos
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If anyone checks the photo section, they might have noticed an onslaught of photos posted by me. I was testing the flickr importer, and to put it mildly, it worked. There are now 189 photos from the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Peter Jul 31, 2010.

Happy Birthday Red
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1. We have over 200 people on this sight. Hi everyone. Welcome. Can't wait to camp out with all of you. Camping is always a happy thing.2. My bus is 40 years old today. May 19, 1970, Red rolled off…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by John LaTorre May 20, 2010.

Merry Chrismahanukwansica
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Whatever you celebrate or observe, here's wishing you all a good solstice, end of year, turn of the odometer, or whatever you wish to call it.As for me, I like to look at it as the end of one years…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ma'ili Point Westy Dec 25, 2009.

Craigslist Finds
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I assume that I'm not the only one who scours craigslist for good deals. Here's a few that I'm not interested in, but someone here might be:Spacemaker tent - almost half off:…Continue

Tags: craigslist

Started this discussion. Last reply by Joe Feb 5, 2010.


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Peter is attending Mike Fernandez's event

Thanksgiving Food Fest Rio Vista, California at Sandy Beach Park Rio Vista, California on the Delta

November 14, 2014 at 2pm to November 16, 2014 at 11am
Pricing info $30.00 per nite. Seniors $18.00 per nite. Additional vehicles $10.00 per nite. Dogs $1.00 per nite. Book soon as they will fill up fast. We will have an enormous food fest Saturday night - potluck featuring Thanksgivings fixings that people bring to the table. All the sites have power for cooking, keeping warm, lights ect.
Jul 30
Peter commented on Mike Fernandez's event Thanksgiving Food Fest Rio Vista, California
"#3. Done! "
Jul 29
Peter is attending Big Blue's Driver's event

Bus City 2015 - the Seventh Annual VW Bus Gathering in the Redwoods, Guerneville, CA at Schoolhouse Canyon Park

May 15, 2015 to May 17, 2015
PRICING INFO (per night):Campsite - first 2 people and 1 vehicle - $30 Extra people (per person) $5 Extra vehicle $5 Dogs $5 (no Pit Bulls or aggressive dogs) Day Use Fee (for all people entering park but not camping) $4 Electricity $7 Ecology Sites - Sorry, closed this year Seasoned Firewood Bundle $6 Hot Shower just 25¢…See More
Jun 27
Peter commented on Big Blue's Driver's event Bus City 2014 - the Sixth Annual VW Bus Gathering in the Redwoods, Guerneville, CA
"Hi All, So Sorry I didn't get to meet everyone this year - it was a late night stay one Friday, and a mid-day leave on Saturday. Kim - we keep missing each other. Next time? My pictures weren't as prolific this time, but here they…"
May 28
Peter liked Tomasz Talalaj's event FARFIGTUBIN XI (VW CAMPOUT)
Jan 31
Peter posted photos
Oct 21, 2013
Peter is attending Big Blue's Driver's event

Finnon Fright Fest 2 - Static's Revenge! at Finnon Lake, north of Placerville, CA

October 18, 2013 to October 20, 2013
Reservation details:The place is holding aside 10 spots for us. The way to get yours is to send your contact info and a check to:MVFA9009 Orvel Becket CourtPlacerville, Ca 95667-9040It's $20 a night and they need at least 1 night to hold your spot. So you can send $20 or you can send $40 by check. If you send $20 and are staying 2 nights, you'll owe $20 when you show up.AND - to make sure you are with the group when you arrive, write "VW Campers" on your check memo or a note when you send in…See More
Oct 17, 2013
Peter is attending westywoman's event

Thanksgiving Warm-Up Food Fest-Livermore, California at Del Valle Regional Park, Livermore, CA

November 8, 2013 to November 10, 2013
Look to book a site in Phase B - Sites 12-53 (Most are already booked). We have an enormous food fest Saturday night- a potluck featuring a turkey on the Weber and all the traditional Thanksgiving fixins that people bring to the table. Friday night this year will be Taco night-bring your favorite tacos, taco salad, pozole, quesadillas or tamales to share if you want to pig out 2 nights in a row.Location:Del Valle Regional Park, Livermore, CA.One of the nicest things about this park for this…See More
Oct 10, 2013
Peter commented on westywoman's event Thanksgiving Warm-Up Food Fest-Livermore, California
"Does anyone have an open spot left for Joe? We just spoke and I suspect he needs the space."
Sep 26, 2013
Peter commented on Big Blue's Driver's event Bus City 2013 - the 5th anniversary campout
"I counted 35 busses this year. I stopped counting dogs. :) Excellent camp out, this just keeps getting better and better. Thanks for the film, the general kindness, and the usual fun around the fire that I have come to expect from this crowd.…"
May 20, 2013
Peter commented on John LaTorre's event George's 42nd Birthday
"Thanks all for an excellent campout as always. I just posted a bunch of pics to this site, but if you want the flickr link, it's here: Click me!"
Apr 15, 2013
Peter commented on Howard Kirsch's blog post Bad apple in Camper Family
"Wow! Hello small claims court. Please keep us posted."
Mar 25, 2013
Peter commented on regis101's event Spring has sprung- 2013- Nor Cal
"And another thanks - esp to Regis for putting this one together. Great seeing new faces and repeat offenders. My Pics are posted here: VW campouts ... along with so many other campouts. It was fun to take the big tent out for a test drive after a…"
Mar 18, 2013
Peter commented on Kim Riggs's event Sacramento Area TechDay
"Hi Kim, This sounds cool, I may make it. Put my down as a "maybe""
Feb 27, 2013
Kim Riggs left a comment for Peter
"Thanks for the Welcome Peter. "
Feb 22, 2013
Peter commented on regis101's event Spring has sprung- 2013- Nor Cal
"Spot 35 reserved. I'm in. John, let me know if you want me to bring my tent instead."
Feb 21, 2013

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First attempt - VW Classic

I normally post on my own blog elementhis.blogspot.com. Here is my attempt to try and mirror the posts on this site:


I'm in L.A., I have been here for two weeks both moving my wife into her apartment for her internship, and attending E3. I was planning on being back in the bay area last week, but I was told that the VW Classic was last weekend, so I extended my stay.


The Classic is the "big" event on the west coast, it's been going on for years and the VW…


Posted on June 13, 2011 at 11:02am — 1 Comment

Comment Wall (5 comments)

At 2:10pm on November 11, 2009, Big Blue's Driver said…
Your lack of photo is scaring me...
At 3:34pm on January 21, 2010, Heather Ann Woltz said…
HAHAHA Yes, a couple of the photos I was even driving our rental car!! I am queen of the slug bug/blug bus game! Therefore giving me some extra seconds to get the camera out AND take the photo!
At 8:39am on February 20, 2011, Mike Fernandez said…

Peter- I just read your blog. I loved it even tho my name and the year of my bus was wrong. (It's Mike and my bus is a 1979) I am looking forward to seeing you and your awesome 1970 bus at more of the camping events this year.


At 12:12pm on September 18, 2012, Jason Gardner said…
Hey Peter
Jason here...please get intouch with me if possible before 9-21-12...We want to visit you when we get to SF...Later Jason and Tasha
At 8:25pm on February 22, 2013, Kim Riggs said…

Thanks for the Welcome Peter. 

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