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Où est la plume de ma tante?

We left Spain a day earlier than planned, because of the forecast snow in the Pyrenees, and did a long (400 miles) run from Valencia Camper Park to Aire-sur-L’Adour, through the Somport tunnel. L’Aire sur L’Adour is a small town

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Posted in 2016 Spring, Aire-sur-L'Adour, Aquitaine, Eymet

Easter in Spain

We had a sunny final week at Los Alcázares; it got a little busier as a few Spanish pitched up for the Easter holidays. We spotted these Andalusians trotting through the shallows on the way to coffee one morning (us,

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Posted in - Spain, 2016 Spring, Los Alcázares, Murcia

Our Blood Pressures are Fine

This is our pitch at Mar Menor….Mavis is parked on the left, in a front corner next to a section of nature reserve which separates the campsite from the town of Los Alcázares. This is the boardwalk through the nature

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Posted in - Spain, 2016 Spring, Los Alcázares, Murcia

Eagle Patrol

The last week has been spent parked overlooking a beach on the Mar Menor, a large natural lagoon just to the north of Cartagena. Recommended by our friends Dave and Judy it has turned out to be one of the

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Posted in 2016 Spring, Los Alcázares, Murcia

Don’t worry about the depth charges…pass the Paella

Next stop after Marjal was Cartagena, about 60 miles south down the coast. We stayed at Area Autocaravanas Cartagena, a small and friendly site on the outskirts of the city, about 5 miles out from the harbour. 10 euros a

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Posted in - Spain, 2016 Spring, Cartagena, Murcia

Time to Move On

After a couple of weeks at Camping Marjal it is time for a change of scenery and we are heading for Cartagena. We enjoyed our time here, with some good walks around the local nature reserve. A few days after

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Posted in - Spain, 2016 Spring, Catrall, Valencia

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

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