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Kesten…Lecker Flammkuchen

On Sunday we moved further south along the Moselle. We had planned to stop at the Stellplatz at Kinheim but this was a bit full (bank holiday Sunday) so we moved up-river a few miles to Kesten, where there was

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Posted in - Germany, 2015 Spring, Kesten, Rheinland-Palatinate

Neef, Alf and Cochem

We drove 67 miles from Bacharach to Neef, on the Moselle. The entrance to the Stellplatz is off the K41 through the riverside Car Park. N 50.092294, E 7.137422.Thanks to Paul M on the outandaboutlive forum for this recommendation and

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Posted in - Germany, 2015 Spring, Neef, Rheinland-Palatinate

The Romantic Rhine

On Tuesday we drove from Remagen to Rüdesheim am Rhein, past a succession of fairy tale castles on both sides of the Rhine. The mid-stream castle of Pfalz is just beyond the narrows at Lorely, where a mischievous sprite is

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Posted in - Germany, 2015 Spring, Hesse, Rüdesheim am Rhein


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


On Sunday we drove 200 miles up the A75 (mainly), across the Millau bridge, to arrive at the riverside aire in Saint-Pourçain-sur-Sioule The aire ( N 46.312146 E 3.296693) was surprisingly quiet for Easter. Our pitch overlooks the Sioule, a

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Posted in 2015 Spring, Auvergne, RouteNorththroughFrance, St Pourcain-sur-Sioule

Spanish Speaking Sheepdogs

On Saturday we drove 159 miles across the border and up the A75 to an aire at the fortified medieval village of La Couvertoirade. It is a good spacious aire (N 43.910998 E 3.313492) which is €3 per night. This

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Posted in - France, 2015 Spring, Aveyron, La Couvertoirade

Turning Up in Roses

On Thursday we drove to Roses, a fishing and tourist centre at the north end of the bay of Roses. We are staying at Camping Salata, a pleasant but slightly pricy site in Santa Margarida, just to the south of

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Posted in - Spain, 2015 Spring, Catalonia, Roses

How Sweet it is to be Reclined

We have moved up the coast to L’Escala and are staying at Camping Illa Mateua. This is just a short hop south from L’Estartit but is just beyond easy cycling distance. As promised in the reviews the staff here are

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Posted in - Spain, 2015 Spring, Catalonia, L'Escala


On Saturday we set off at 10 am for the 11 mile bike ride to Pals, a well preserved Gothic town to the east of Girona. Our route is in red. We just retraced our steps on the homeward leg.

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Posted in - Spain, 2015 Spring, Catalonia, L'Estartit, Pals, Torroella de Montgri

Get close to the Piglet

The sun has returned and Colin was straight out there working on his tan. We saw this boy circling over one of the reserves by the campsite, from the early morning walk. Marsh Harrier? It looks a bit like the

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Posted in - Spain, 2015 Spring, Catalonia, L'Estartit

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