Search this Blog


Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Otto, the G-Wagen

A lifetime-long adventure... or adventure as life-style... anyway, such a worth-life for Christine and Gunther...


"In 1988, before the fall of the Berlin Wall, Gunther Holtorf and his wife Christine set off on a monumental road trip that would span 26 years, 177 countries, and nearly 550,000 miles (885,139 km). The couple originally planned to spend just 18 months touring the African countryside in their Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen named “Otto,” but a year and a half eventually turned into a continuous voyage interrupted by only a few periods of rest. Without sponsorship, publicity, or the online fanfare that such a journey would have today, the couple traveled purely for the sake of traveling, determined to see as much of the world as they could."

Read more clicking here... cannot say only the mighty G-Wagen, aka Otto, could stand such an heavy life-long journey.

In my humble opinion: simply The Best vehicle in the world, period.

No comments: