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Old 6th April 2008, 01:13   #1
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Default A Wacky Swiss dude on Fiat 570 classic motorhome

This dude was a weirdo, I couldn't check the car or its details exhaustively. As I was busy solving his other serious issue.

First he was high on grass. Second he lost his wife in Puskar. He was taken for a ride by a Guide in Puskar and lost about 5000 swiss francs.

People, especially foreigner travelling to Puskar, please be aware that you can be easily had by guides or people posing as guides.

Till the time he reached Mount Abu, he was nil on his pocket. We gave him free parking space, liasoned some friends from Ajmer to find his wife. They hired an Indica and sent her to Abu, fully high.

We contributed some cash, I did some minor repair on fuel lines and pumps, it was taking air, tanked his vehicle up, called their relative, and set them off on road.

I am amazed how these two managed to pass all the way from Iran, Afganistan, Pakistan etc.

Now the real reason its here for our Community...
Well the vehicle is Fiat 560 classic, motorhome. It was prebuilt, diesel-NA. FR-layout, Steering column mounted gears (I hate this)

It was well built, with five beds. (foldable) and all the equipment you can imagine, water filter, AC generator, AC, chemical toilet.

Driving it was very awkward. As seating position is quite far from front end.

People please post the Tech Specs of this if you know the vehicle.
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Old 9th September 2008, 17:39   #2
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is that the owner of the Fiat 560 classic peeping out of the door? Looks cute and wacky! Also looks like he has got a good sense of humor! Glad to know you helped him out in these situations. Those guides should be caught and beaten to death .

Also people like you should be caught hold of and be honored for being so humble. After all *"athithi devo bhava " (The guest is god)
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I have seen people ready to loot if they see a person who doesnt seem to belong to that place. So much for athithi devo bava. So this guy seriuosly drove the route??? Great!!
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Seriously! Those guys must have been looted every time they passed the mentioned countries borders. that's a hell lot of journey! He probably did not realize he drove so much because of the grass!

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