In 1994 I bought an Orange and White 1979 VW Bus (very similar to the one here and pictured to the right owned by Greg Dawson) from the wholesale lot at the car dealership where I worked. I paid roughly $600 for it. It was not the newest, cleanest, or even the most reliable car I've owned, but it is the only one that I truly regret selling. The fact that I sold it for $300 just a couple of months after I bought it certainly doesn't help the regret factor.
Ultimately, however, it wasn't the money... that bus was awesome. It was me. It defined what I want out of life. And this website is my attempt to bring that back. I truly love VW buses. All types. From the later-model bay windows, to the early split screen trucks, if its a Transporter and 1979 or older, I love it.
In late 2006 I started taking pictures of VW Buses as I saw them... as they are in nature. On the road, parked at the store, covered in snow on the side of the road, etc. I've also started attending car shows and local meetings where the mighty VW Bus is on display. That Flickr photo stream eventually morphed into this site. On ILoveVWBuses.com I will celebrate VW Buses, and their owners. Bus profiles, owner profiles, event listings, pictures and stories from those events, etc. There are a ton of bus sites out there, but I think ILoveVWBuses.com will be unique and hopefully bring all of those sites together. No competition here, man... its the bus that binds us.
This is going to be a fun ride and I'm looking forward to taking it with you.