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Steve and Sara Come to Stay

Thursday 5th July 2018 Steve and Sara came to join us on this leg of our adventure. They had stayed with us on the first leg in Lisbon last year so obviously they are getting a taste for life on … Continue reading

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St Tropez

Tuesday 3rd July 2018 A scenic drive down to St Tropez and along the coast was the plan for today. The colours of the bushes along the verges were beautiful, the bright colours of the pink flowers the green leaves … Continue reading

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The Night From Hell

Saturday 30th June  The Night from Hell We had chosen a campsite in the Provence region for a longer stay of 9 nights as we were to be joined by Steve and Sara for a long weekend. We decided to … Continue reading

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Strasbourg

  Thursday 28th June 2018 The drive to Strasbourg was littered with many road closures and traffic jams.  This is really the first time on all of our travels that we have encountered any problems. The road layout in the … Continue reading

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Colmar

Tuesday 26th June 2018 So after our failed attempt the previous day to get to Colmar, we thought we would give it another go. This time we would take the most direct route. But first things first, I still have to … Continue reading

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The Vosges

Saturday 23rd June 2018 After a slow drive along the back roads, avoiding all the motorways, we arrived at our latest campsite. Camping Le Clos De La Chaume is a quiet site in a small town set in the middle … Continue reading

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Verdun

Thursday 21st June 2018 After a slow start in the morning followed by a scenic drive we decided that we wouldn’t be able to make it to Colmar, our original destination, today. A quick look at the map showed us … Continue reading

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Nord-Pas-De-Calais

Tuesday 19th June 2018 Off to France. I have a polite request to the owners of motorway services in the U.K, please can you have the proper signage and parking for those of us who have a caravan, in this … Continue reading

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Fathers Day and Dads Birthday

Saturday 16th June 2018 A BBQ for Dad John, Dorothy, Ron, Shiela and Ray join Dad for his birthday celebrations, a riotous time was had by all  The dancing on the tables started just after this photo was taken! Meanwhile … Continue reading

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The Walking Club

Saturday 9th June 2018 Cow Common, Wherwell We have walked on this common many times before with the walking club and now we are living so close it is great for a short Saturday afternoon stroll. It looks like time … Continue reading

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