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Rodney the Kombi shares his love of travel

RODNEY RULES: Among the crowd at the Travellers Shop's grand re-opening is Rod Fraser (left), who restored Rodney the Kombi to his former glory, Rod's wife Liu and Rodney's previous owner Simon Kahn.
RODNEY RULES: Among the crowd at the Travellers Shop's grand re-opening is Rod Fraser (left), who restored Rodney the Kombi to his former glory, Rod's wife Liu and Rodney's previous owner Simon Kahn.

RODNEY the Kombi has covered some kilometres in his long life and now, beautifully restored to his former glory, the classic old van is hoping to help get you started on a journey of your own.

Named after Rod Fraser, who customised the Kombi, Rodney was a big hit with guests at the Travellers Shop's grand re-opening event last week.

Rodney the Kombi before his restoration.
Rodney the Kombi before his restoration.

Travellers Shop owner Trish Larfield says she and her staff are excited to be back in the hub of Mary St.

CLASSIC: The Travellers Shop's (from left) Trish Larfield, Angelika O'Neill, Robyn Hodder-MacNeill and Maggie James in their showroom with Rodney the Kombi. LEFT: Rodney before his restoration.
CLASSIC: The Travellers Shop's (from left) Trish Larfield, Angelika O'Neill, Robyn Hodder-MacNeill and Maggie James in their showroom with Rodney the Kombi. LEFT: Rodney before his restoration.

To celebrate, they would love you to come in and take a selfie with Rodney, post it on Facebook and be in the running for a $200 travel voucher or a ticket to the Outback Spectacular show on the Gold Coast.

So what are you waiting for? Get your selfies in before 5pm on March 31 and you could be a winner.

Gympie Times

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