An archaeologist's rig (part 7)

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Found this little beauty in the town square of Carrión de los Condes, Spain. It is a world-famous SINPAR, an abbreviation for the French sans pareil or "without equal." It was in immaculate shape. I was ogling.

The SINPAR is now built by Renault.

This classic 4-wheel drive model is painted in the design of the car used in the 1980 road rally between Paris and Dakar, Senegal. The rally is an off-road endurance event, run through mud, rocks, grass, and sand. Of course, it's not really a suitable vehicle for a respectable archaeologist.

I guess I'm not that respectable.

Buen caminó!


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Join Mark and Vicki for a Mediterranean experience in October, 2018. We'll be cruising aboard the luxurious Celebrity Reflection. See the link here for details. Onboard lectures will provide focus as we visit the ports of Malta, Rhodes, Santorini, and Athens among others. An optional add-on visit to Rome is possible on either end of the trip.