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Puerto de La Duquesa February 20th

We moved down to Camping la Bella Vista, a few km to the east of Gibraltar, to meet up with Kate and Alastair again. There are some very good restaurants here. Poor old Romeo needs some TLC.

Posted in - Spain, 2013 Spring, 2022 Spring, Andalucia, Manilva


On Saturday morning we took the early morning train to France and headed off east to spend the first night at Camping Heidestrand, Zonhoven, somewhere between Brussels and Maastricht, in the east of Belgium The site is surrounded by water

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Posted in 2013 Spring, 2015 Spring, Belgium, Zonhoven

Ramatuelle…the sous chef is unleashed.

We are working our way along the coast of Provence. Maybe working isn’t the right word. Meandering. For two days we have been encamped on an aire at Ramatuelle, about 12 miles to the south of St Tropez, soaking up

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Posted in - France, 2013 Spring, 2014 Autumn, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Ramatuelle

Aigues Mortes….Back to the Camargue.

Today (Thursday 16th) we returned to the aire at Agues Mortes ( N 43.565712 E 4.19593). We were here a few months ago en route to Arles. This is the fabulous thirteenth century walled city which was built by Louis

Posted in - France, 2013 Spring, 2014 Autumn, Aigues Mortes, Languedoc-Roussillon

La Vezere via Mont St Michel

After Bayeux we drove across the Cherbourg peninsula to Camping aux Pommiers, a campsite close to the historic Abbey at Mont St Michel. This pleasant site is in Beauvoir, about 4 km from the Mont. There is a good cycle

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Posted in - France, 2013 Spring, 2014 Autumn, Bayeux, Limousin, Lower Normandy, Mont Saint Michel, Uzerche


We drove 80 miles north west , with the Loire on our left all the way, to Camping ‘Le Jardin de Sully’ at Saint Père sur Loire (N 47.77008 E 2.36191). This is a small ACSI campsite on the north

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Posted in - France, 2013 Spring, Pays-de-la-Loire, Sully-sur-Loire

In the Loire

Yesterday we left Salbris mid morning and drove 130 miles east to Digoin, a small town about 80 miles to the north of Lyon. There is a good aire here, essentially a very large car park overlooking the Loire and

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Posted in - France, 2013 Spring, Bourgogne, Digoin

Guided Tour of the New Mavis

Kate has requested some pics of the inside of the new Mavis, so here is a guided tour. This is the lounge with Keith and Jane, our friends from Dalston, who have joined us at Neufchâtal en Bray. The toast

Posted in 2013 Spring

Les Galets de La Molliere. Pebbles, not cakes.

Nous somme in the Somme. After a quiet crossing of the channel….embark at 8, full English breakfast, token trawl of the not very duty free shop, drive off at 11am…we headed South and spent the first night in Les Galets

Posted in - France, 2013 Spring, Les Galets de la Mollière, Picardie

Honfleur. In the footsteps of Henri Vth

Friday November 23rd. We are at the Aire in Honfleur; Henry V spent some time here in 1415, (not at the Aire…… he was besieging the city) en route to Agincourt, but we were still made welcome and had a

Posted in 2013 Spring

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