Mosaics from Muizenberg
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Wijnlands Auto Museum

8 years ago, while driving down the highway between Cape Town and Stellenbosch, the siren song of a car pile made Dan put on the brakes!  

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Les had not formally started his Auto Museum at the time, but it is now in full swing.

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Full of rusty wonders, this looks like a custom job to me!   Even Chrysler in the 50's could not have come up with these tail fins!

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There are over 300 cars in his car pile.  And he knows about each and every one.   He even has a Talbot Lago somewhere.  

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Ever wondered why we call them car piles?   Les and his wife Margie shared a wonderful lunch with us.   Old car lover share a common language.

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The Wijnland Auto Museum does a lot of photo and movie shoots, and I'd assume this image on the door is from one of those.

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The Wijnland Auto Museum has no website or email address, but you can find out more by Googling the name.   Les is a font of information and charming to boot. 

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Not all of the cars are rusty at the Museum, but if there is a weak link in South Africa's old car collections, it is paint and body works, as you can see by this Jaguar's fender.

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This old Ford was fixed up for a Tom Cruise movie.

More tomorrow, then we will be taking time off for the Easter holidays - or the cyber cafes will!

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