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Trabi Wo.....

By DicksPics
A series of images taken outside the Trabant Museum whilst in Berlin last May with Silly Sunday in mind.

Many of these much maligned Trabants, which were a product of the old East Germany, are still alive and kicking and very popular with tourists who feel the need to embark upon a Trabi Safari around the streets of Berlin.

The final version collage is a series of images of one of these 'Safaris' - many apologies for the poor quality of the grab shots which were taken without notice of the event unfolding before me! I thought I'd include them just for the record!!

Many thanks for all votes and comments on my 'Shutters, Flyscreens and Shadows' upload and, especially, to Jeff(kojack), Peter(Mollycat), Oliver(bliba), Savvas, Ray(ThePixelator), Patty(pentaxpatty) and Dimitris(dimelexa) for their treasured User Awards.SmileSmile

I hope you have a lovely Sunday.

RichardSmile

Tags: Berlin Trabant Silly Sunday Humour and fun Trabant Museum

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Comments


Brilliant

Carole
Tooma Plus
4 2.2k 3 Scotland
27 Jan 2019 2:08AM
Hah - this looks like a fun place, Richard. Just the biz for SS. Smile
27 Jan 2019 7:38AM
What an interesting and intriguing place to visit, Richard. Smashing images taken on your visit.

JohnSmile
woolybill1 Plus
14 36 76 United Kingdom
27 Jan 2019 7:47AM
OMG! A Stretch Trabi! This mind is boggling!
Silly Sunday in the truest sense of the word - thanks, Richard SmileSmileSmile
Regards
Bill
franken Plus
18 5.2k 4 United Kingdom
27 Jan 2019 8:26AM
A brilliant set, Richard.

Ken.
27 Jan 2019 8:32AM
Fantastic set
27 Jan 2019 8:46AM
A splendid and well presented set, Richard.SmileSmile
27 Jan 2019 9:04AM
Wonderful captured image's Richard.
Jeff. SmileSmile
27 Jan 2019 9:11AM
interesting place indeed

Graham
27 Jan 2019 9:26AM
Yes, Richard, the king of cars WinkKlaus
27 Jan 2019 10:08AM
a great set
and its Trabi World to be sure
Smile
davyskid 4 2 Scotland
27 Jan 2019 10:26AM
Great set Richard SmileSmileSmileSmile
Davy
PhilT2 Plus
11 534 31 England
27 Jan 2019 10:41AM
Good set Richard. Not sure I would be too keen on a ride in the stretch limo. Wink
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
27 Jan 2019 11:27AM
A very well rendered set with great content Richard...
Isabel GrinGrin
EMJAYCEE Plus
11 10 10 England
27 Jan 2019 12:01PM
Great set Richard - love V3.
Joan
Irishkate Plus
10 44 119 United Kingdom
27 Jan 2019 12:04PM
Wow love that striped car - interesting museum.
KateGrin
JuBarney Plus
9 33 5 United Kingdom
27 Jan 2019 12:19PM
A terrific set and love the striped version
Ju
27 Jan 2019 12:35PM
A lovely memory lane for me , Richard ! - In my old hometown Pori in western Finland we had 4 or 5 Trabants in the sixties . My friends father sold them then , but it was not a very popular car. For instance the brakes were mechanical and not very good indeed . Luckily the speed of the car was not very great either - But very good there are some of them left.SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile - Jukka.
TrevBatWCC Plus
12 13 17 England
27 Jan 2019 12:44PM
Can't say I've heard of these cars! But what a great find here, Richard, it certainly is an eye-catching place! Love that candy-striped car in V3 🚗😁👍
Trev 😀
Drighlynne Plus
9 131 1 United Kingdom
27 Jan 2019 1:53PM
Great set Richard, V3 my kind of car - love the colours, do you think Honda may make one that colour?
Lynne
27 Jan 2019 2:06PM
Love it Love it Love it. What a super place to visit. Who doesn't like a little old Trabi ?


Patty xSmile



tonyng Plus
11 11 3 United Kingdom
27 Jan 2019 2:38PM
A stretched-limo. I hope anti-pollution masks are provided for the passengers too.
bliba Plus
15 2 Austria
27 Jan 2019 2:55PM
Excellent
Mike_Smith Plus
13 723 1 United Kingdom
27 Jan 2019 3:17PM
Cracking set of captures Richard, I have never heard of these cars
dark_lord Plus
16 2.8k 750 England
27 Jan 2019 4:00PM
Oh so right for Silly Sunday Richard Grin

Vorsprung passed them by.
Produced in the old NSU Motors factories while their opposite number in the west went from strength to strength.

There was interest in them in 1989 when the wall came down. I think they even got a mention on Top Gear (clearly not for their performance).
27 Jan 2019 5:57PM
Interesting captures and write up Richard. Debs
rontear Plus
17 23 9 England
27 Jan 2019 5:59PM
Remember them well WinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWinkWink Richard. They wouldn't be allowed in Central London !!!
Ron
mistere Plus
7 6 4 England
27 Jan 2019 6:00PM
Wonderful, Trabi World. A theme park where they didn't have to
build any scary rides. They just had to put petrol in them SmileSmileSmile
Nice work Richard.

Dave
Maiwand 14 3 73 England
27 Jan 2019 6:45PM
Great fun Richard.
Ron
Cracking set of images great detail lovely colours superb captures, Richard. 👍👍.
BRITCHIE.
Fefe Plus
9 57 36 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2019 5:18PM
Excellent colourful set Richard!
Diane
nonur 12 18 13 Turkey
29 Jan 2019 4:29AM
A lovely tribute to the memory of a notorious little car, Richard.
29 Jan 2019 5:47AM
I`ll take the striped one , does it come with its own mechanic??

cheers walt
29 Jan 2019 9:36PM
Great set Richard

Steve
30 Jan 2019 12:34AM
Terrific set of photos, Richard....as I understand it the Trabant was right up there, (or is it down there) with that other legendary auto, the Yugo

Peter
2 Feb 2019 8:50AM
Excellent work Richard !!!
mrswoolybill Plus
14 2.7k 2376 United Kingdom
3 Feb 2019 9:46PM
A bit late here, but we really need to go back to Berlin...
I could quote a whole string of Trabi jokes. Suffice to say that I have a remote control battery-powered model. Which is probably more reliable than the original...
dales Plus
5 11 Australia
7 Feb 2019 10:44AM
Looks to be a very fine set to me Richard , terrific images
Ian

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