2016 CARNivale

The 2016 CARNivale was moved from the City (Sydney CBD) to Parramatta Park, due to the light rail construction. CARNivale is a car show, held every Australia day since 1986, previously held on Macquarie street and around Hyde Park. It has always been quite limited in terms of the number of cars allowed to be displayed (around 500 this year), which given the size of Parramatta park I am rather perplexed about.

The advantage of Parramatta park is that all the cars can be together instead of spread over multiple streets. I still prefer the City though. For some reason […]

The BMW Museum, Munich

I was recently in Munich and was able to spend some time at the BMW Museum. It is a nice museum and well worth a look, and you can see most of it in about an hour and a half.

They have some nice exhibits, covering the history of their motorbikes, the first car which was actually an Austin 7 under licence, and then a nice selection of their most famous models including some of their rare pre-war cars.

Some of the highlights for me included:

The 3 Series display showing the lineage of the 3 series from the 1600 […]