delegation welcomed the Hungarians when they arrived in Helsinki.
The Hungarians and their Trabants "Bodobács"
(Finnish: varjolude) and "Bolha" (Finnish: kirppu) arrived
ferry from Tallinn on late Monday evening. Warre-Team delegation was
waiting on the Hietalahti Market
Square. It was a pleasure right from the beginning to meet these nice
had received information beforehand from the Hungarians about the
piston ring issues that had occurred
in the Bolha Trabi engine in Estonia. The Blitzkrieg troops of Warre-Team
had been activated immediately and the spare
parts that would possibly be required for the Trabi were sourced from
Varaosakeskus. The international risk
analysis around the threats of piston ring topic in order to define
the required actions was started immediately
in the Hietalahti Market Square. Finally, the Trabants were escorted
by Warre-Team to their accommodation.
Tuesday evening the Warre-Team delegation together with the Hungarians
had unofficial welcome ceremonies.
The piston ring issue was still there and the risk analysis and recovery
plan had to be finalized in order to get the
required actions started. After summarizing the comments that had
been received from top Trabant gurus from
Germany, Hungary and Finland, the required actions were identified.
The actions were the following: 1. Heat up
the sauna. 2. Go to the sauna. 3. Take it easy. 4. Repeat phases 2-3.
The representatives of these kindred nations had good time
Bolha (BLH-521) and Bodobács (BDB-729) together with Iippo's
Hungarians have been clever to find many sponsors for their journey.
J.K.'s Wartburg is behind the Trabants.
tires for both cars are travelling on the roof rack.
The Hungarians are very active on social media.
Warre-Team noticed the potential for coverage and the official
Warre-Team retro-stickers were of course
given to the Hungarians. Zoli put the sticker to the side window of
"That's it! Nice colours,
The sticker of the Hungarians' journey is placed in J.K.'s Wartburg
as a sign of the international friendship.
Hungarians had received a Trabant toy car from a Hungarian boy in order
to give it to a child on their tour.
They decided that they should give the Trabant to the youngest member
of Warre-Team. J.K. junior liked the
present very much!
is fitting the T-shirt and has a Trabeer artisan beer in his hand. Both
were presents from the
Hungarians. Thank you so much, Bodobács and Bolha teams! Have