Ernie Miles' 2nd Annual
Volkswagen Camping Weekend



 
 


 
 
 

 
 

 

 
With tropical storm Daniel bearing down on Nova Scotia we had second thoughts of attending 
Ernie's VW Camping Rally but were told that he had plenty of inside space if things were to get a bit wet.
Well wet they did get but with the great hospitality of Ernie and his son 
Mark things couldn't have been better.
When we arrived on Saturday we were pleasantly surprised at the number of VW's already at the site.
These VW camper folks are a hardy group with units ranging from a 1966 to a 2000.
The weekend consisted of meeting a lot of new friends, view Ernie's 14 antique cars,
washer toss (washers or poker chips can be used) and a good evening...
and a good evening of food, drink and music.
The visitors came from as far away as Yarmouth, NS to St. Martins, NB and all points between.
I tried to include everyone in these pictures but if I missed anyone it was not done intentionally.


 


 
 
 
 

Saturaday evening we all moved inside for a good evening
of food, drink, music and a game washer toss.


 People of all ages attended
 Some serious
 Some not so serious
 For a while we thought the weekend was going to the dogs
 And let's not forget the food
 There was plenty for everyone
 Some of the new friends we met
 We all enjoyed the music
 
 
 Did I tell you it was raining??
Blue is the in colour this year
 We had the very best music in Bishopville
 These highly paid musicians put on a good show
 
But they just couldn't play until they got to that corner
The door is close at by if things were to get out of hand
Now how about a game of washer toss but don't hit the 53 Chev
Make sure you have the rules right.

On Sunday Morning Ernie moved is collection of cars out doors so we
all could enjoy them.The Honda was of particulat interest to all.
Apparently it is on of three in North America, with Jay Leno owning
one of the other two and the third one in Halifax in parts.
Ernie ownes a total of 14 Antique cars.


 1966 Honda S600
 1966 Honda S600
 1966 Honda S600
 1966 Honda S600
 1966 Honda S600
 1966 Honda S600
 1970 Karman Giha
1956 Volkswagen
 1970 Volkswagen Standard Beetle
 1970 Volkswagen Standard Beetle and a 1971 Volkswagen Standard Beetle
 1971 Volkswagen Standard Beetle
 1972 Volkswagen Panel Van
 1973 Volkswagen Super Beetle
 1973 Volkswagen Super Beetle and a 1974 Volkswagen Super Beetle
 1974 Volkswagen Super Beetle
 1974 Volkswagen Thing
 1984 Chevrolet Pickup
 1915 Model T Ford Pickup
 1915 Model T Ford Pickup
 1931 Model A Ford Rumble Seat Coupe
1931 Model A Ford Rumble Seat Coupe
 1938 Fargo  1 1/2 Flat Bed
 1938 Fargo 1 1/2 Flat Bed
 1953 Chevrolet Pickup
 1965 Mustang
 1965 Mustang
 
 
 
 
 

Sunday morning arrived to a mix of sun and clouds.
All in all the campers spirits were high and ready
to enjoy another day of friendship, food and car talk


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Ernie Miles' 3rd Annual
Volkswagen Camping Weekend

Yes the weather was a lot different then last year.
Sunny and hot all weekend


One of the ladies that attended made this quilt
Our motor home which we tow the 72 VW Super Beetle
 
 
Ann enjoying the sunny weather
One of the newer VW Westfalia Campers
Some were liquid cooled
And some were air cooled
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
They were arriving all afternoon
This one is from the early 70's
 

 
Panda, Sally and Maggie
Maggie and Panda have just met
and started playing right away
On Saturday evening we had a campfire and sing song
Everyone seemed to have a good time
 
 
 

Ernie's Volkswagens and other makes of cars


 
1956 VW, the oldest VW at the event
 
 
 
A 72 VW being rebuilt
 
Another one that needs to be rebuilt
 
This one is a stick shift Automatic
1938 Fargo  1 1/2 Flat Bed with a load
 
A 1915 Model T Ford
 
A 1966 Honda S600 Roadster
 
1965 Mustang

Visitor's Volkswagens


1998 Volkswagen
 
1964 Volkswagen
This one is from Mexico
 
 
 
 

The Visitors with cars other then Volkswagens


1941 Hudson
 
1965 Chevrolet Impalla
1953 Meteor
 
1969 Beaumont
A couple of nice Mustangs

A great spot to cool off on a hot day


This river runs across the front of Ernie's property
 
Panda and Sally sure loved it
 
 
 

 
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