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All done. Next stop. Home!

30th April 2019 Bruges to East Cowes, Isle of Wight 405km including the channel crossing There is a bit of an exodus happening at the Bruges campsite this morning, it seems everyone is on the move on this cold, grey morning. No matter we have to to get a move on as we have two…

By admin 30th April 2019 2

“Goodnight Belgium you were great”

29th April 2019 Zierikzee‌ to Bruges 111km Boiled eggs and soldiers for breakfast, OUTSIDE!!! for a change. It’s not boiling hot but it’s warm enough to eat outside. We are leaving Holland today with a promise that we will come here again but for a longer stay and a good look around. We just need…

By admin 29th April 2019 4

What a place!

28th April 2019 Voorhout‌ to Zierikzee 116km‌ We had a lot of rain last night, but a lot! It didn’t stop! However this morning the wind has stopped, it’s calm and there is a bit of blue sky showing. Today we are moving south again. We only came this far north to go to the…

By admin 28th April 2019 0

All the colour in the world right here.

26th‌ April 2019 Ellewoutsdijk‌ to Voorhout‌ 142km We are now into week 5, our final week. Holland is a lovely place. The motorway/road network is extensive, fast, clean and free. The people we have come across so far are very friendly and helpful and happy! A smashing place. Some stats so far: Diesel 601 euros,…

By admin 26th April 2019 2

A new day, a new country – Holland

25th April 2019 Aire du Parc d’ Olhain to Ellewoutsdijk 196km It’s a cold, grey, dull start this morning. Again most of Europe is covered in a blanket of grey cloud, and it’s no better where we are going either. We are now in the last week of our 5 week outing and the plan…

By admin 25th April 2019 0

Our last day and night in France.

24th April 2019 St. Saire to Aire du Parc d’ Olhain 145km Bacon butties this morning as the light fills the van, it’s a lovely start to the day as we set off. A couple of things need doing today, the van really needs a good wash and a tyre pressure checks. We’ve done a…

By admin 24th April 2019 0

“Don’t open the fridge…!”

23rd April 2019 Bayeux to Saint Saire‌ – 245km Much to do today, again. Today we are taking in a cheese factory and then making for an aire on the Normandy border. Today is our penultimate day in France before dipping into Belgium then Holland for the remainder of the last week. We are up…

By admin 23rd April 2019 3

Easter finished. Still no eggs!

22nd April 2019 Arromanches to Bayeux 12km Bit of a full day today. There is more to see along this coast of Normandy and we need more time so we are just going to do a quick whistle-stop tour of what there is left. After a good night’s sleep we have a great breakfast, with…

By admin 22nd April 2019 0

On the beaches. D-Day landings.

21st April 2019 Vitre to Arromanches – 176km Today we are heading for Arromanches which is on the Normandy beaches. It was also the site of the D-Day landings to liberate Europe. It was part of Gold beach one of 2 British landing beaches. To get supplies into France the British built 2 floating harbours…

By admin 21st April 2019 0