A story about a much-loved VW Kombi, a trip around Australia and shipping the old girl back to the UK

Pictures of our VW Kombi (Ethel) around Australia

Ethel parked in Ethel Street Ethel in front of Perth CBD Ethel and Jeep with Swindon No Plate, spotted at a KFC in Ascot Ethel at the Pinnacles, Western Australia, at Sunset Ethel at The Pinnacles Desert The Pinnacles seen through Ethel's side mirror Ethel and Giant kangaroo at the Border Village, WA Manda and Ethel by Nullarbor roadsign Ethel and Manda by Animals ahead roadsign Ethel by Arkaroo Rock, Flinders Range Ethel at Flinders Range Manda and Ethel in 'Neighbours' Ramsay Street (aka Pin Oak Court) On the way to Adelaide - a driver's eye view A wallaby hops along by our van Ethel Manda peering out of Ethel, snowed in at Cosy Cabins campsite, Cradle Mountain, Tasmania Ethel at Hargraves Lookout, Shipley Plateau Ethel in front of Sydney Harbour Bridge Ian in Ethel, in front of Harbour Bridge Kookaburra in front of Ethel, Lane Cove Caravan Park, Sydney Ethel in front of the The Big Golden Guitar, Tamworth, New South Wales The kombi at Heales Outlook, Gillies Highway

You can read about the journey that we had with Ethel at our round-the-world trip blog