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Zo Catania Italia Travel Photography by Sebastian Motsch

Zō Catania

Roadtrip Sicilia 2022

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Station Service Fermée

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Station Service Ouverte France | Drive-by Snapshots by Sebastian Motsch (2013)

Bodies, Carcasses and Zombies

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Station Service Ouverte France | Drive-by Snapshots by Sebastian Motsch (2013)

Station Service Ouverte

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Rust in Peace | British Heritage in France

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Lost Places   |   Rust in Peace


Well, you have probably read the posts about the German and Italian vehicles found in a field in southern France. OK then, this post is about the British heritage fading away in the very same location. The Mini Mk1 and the Land Rover Series II look as if you could save them, albeit probably with a little more work than it looks at first sight.

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Rust in Peace Germans in France | Drive-by Snapshots by Sebastian Motsch (2010)

Rust in Peace | German Cars in France

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Lost Places   |   Rust in Peace


If you have read the story about the star on a reasonably priced car, you already know how I found a field full of faded treasures in rural southern France. You might also have spotted a blue BMW E28 5-Series in the background. This one seemed to be in good shape. Gotta love those yellow fog lights ?

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Rust in Peace Italians in France | Drive-by Snapshots by Sebastian Motsch (2010)

Rust in Peace | Italian Cars in France

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Lost Places   |   Rust in Peace


After posting the German cars resting rusting in a field in southern France, Drive-by Snapshots brings you the Italian counterparts found at the same location: the proverbial sleeping beauties. In the first picture, a Lancia Beta Coupé and a Lancia Beta HPE are guarded by an angry looking Simca Aronde.

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Rust in Peace | Mercedes-Benz W108

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Biarritz Chateau d'Ilbarritz France | Drive-by Snapshots by Sebastian Motsch (2009)

Biarritz | Château d’Ilbarritz

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Station Service Saint Priest de Gimel France | Drive-by Snapshots by Sebastian Motsch (2009)

Station du St. Priest-de-Gimel

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Station du Haut Limousin France | Drive-by Snapshots by Sebastian Motsch (2009)

Station du Haut-Limousin

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2007 France Targon Commanderie templière de Montarouch | travel photography by Sebastian Motsch (2007)

Commanderie templière de Montarouch

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