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Elvis is Alive

Thursday in southern France was still a bit chilly and we decamped early for the cross-Spain leg. Its easy driving on the largely empty roads which only get busy round the big cities. We crossed Spain in a blur of

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Posted in - Spain, 2016 Spring, Alicante, Valencia

Sword Beach to Hendaye Plage

On Tuesday we woke to a chilly 2 deg C in Ouistreham and after a brief but bracing walk on Sword beach, (one of the the D-day landing beaches, just by the aire) set off south. We landed at the

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Posted in 2016 Spring, Aquitaine, hendaye plage

Seagulls Flying Backwards Today

After a great Christmas we are the road again. Storm Imogen chased us down the M6 and over the channel. Penny’s favourite seat….best used when I’m not driving. We stopped at Port Solent en route…masses of free motorhome parking…to give

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Posted in - France, - United Kingdom, 2016 Spring, Caen, Lower Normandy, Portsmouth

Christopher’s Pitch

After giving Mathilde and Rick a little help with their olive harvest, and laden down with freshly pressed olive oil, we moved a little further north to spend a couple of days at a campsite close to the centre of

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Posted in - Spain, Andalucia, Autumn 2015, Córdoba

Córdoba

We took the bus from La Campiña to Cordoba (€4 each, 45 minutes) while Rick very kindly looked after the Kray twins. Time was limited so we took a taxi from the bus station to the Calahorrra tower, which lies

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Posted in - Spain, Andalucia, Autumn 2015, Córdoba

The Olive Harvest

We have discovered the best campsite in Spain…it is La Campiña, a smallish site tucked away in the Andalucian olive groves about 20 miles south of Córdoba. The name La Campiña translates as a region of rolling hills and fertile

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Posted in Autumn 2015, Santaella

For Whom the Bell Tolls

Following in the footsteps of Ernest Hemingway, Orson Welles, Tennyson and a few other tourists, we have just spent four days in Ronda…an amazing town perched on top of sheer cliffs, deep in Andalucia. We stayed at Camping El Sur,

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Posted in - Spain, Andalucia, Autumn 2015, Ronda

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