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PostSubject: France ? 2014   France ? 2014 EmptyMon 27 Oct 2014 - 8:16

Set off for France on Sat with ferry sunday lunch time ,went to fill with fuel at Calais and found non of my cards would work ,(caxton,nationwide,and tesco )all visa's .Headed for gravelines and the intermarch their took my tesco but knocked all the others back.So with a full tank idid what i tell everyone else not to do and that was to head off towards Lille (had no parking place planned) and considering it was 4.30 it would be 6ish when i got there .Starting to go dark don't know the area and cant find any aires on satnav or in books Twisted Evil Twisted Evil so i gave Lille a miss and headed for Arras and have got on aire in centre which will do for exploring the ww1 sites .
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PostSubject: Re: France ? 2014   France ? 2014 EmptyMon 27 Oct 2014 - 16:37

Hope the rest of your trip goes much smoother ,enjoy Regards Alf
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PostSubject: Re: France ? 2014   France ? 2014 EmptyMon 27 Oct 2014 - 22:01

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Hope it cools down a bit as i only brought one pair of shorts  Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes Cool Cool Cool
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PostSubject: Re: France ? 2014   France ? 2014 EmptyMon 27 Oct 2014 - 23:48

bonsoir.
you need some air in that back tyre.and lay of the french bread.enjoy your hols.
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PostSubject: Re: France ? 2014   France ? 2014 EmptyWed 29 Oct 2014 - 18:59

wiil need air when i get Pollys  wine in  Very Happy
remember this place Frank [You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]
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PostSubject: Re: France ? 2014   France ? 2014 EmptyWed 29 Oct 2014 - 19:29

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Hope it cools down a bit as i only brought one pair of shorts  Rolling Eyes Rolling Eyes Cool Cool Cool

Looks like those front springs need uprating
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PostSubject: Re: France ? 2014   France ? 2014 EmptyWed 29 Oct 2014 - 19:35

thats the aire we first met HEYUPLOVE on about 5 years ago,well it was the overspill aire across the road.
nice spot on the canal.
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PostSubject: Re: France ? 2014   France ? 2014 EmptyWed 29 Oct 2014 - 19:54

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found a couple of good aires here in Champagne     
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PostSubject: Re: France ? 2014   France ? 2014 EmptyWed 29 Oct 2014 - 19:56

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Looks like those front springs need uprating
think it was the rock i had the camera on makes it look lopsided Razz Razz
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PostSubject: Re: France ? 2014   France ? 2014 EmptyWed 29 Oct 2014 - 20:13

I was looking at the wheel arch clearances.
Be OK when the back it full of wine  Cool
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Location : Yarkshire man Through and Through now living in France ..."Todmordenn".?? Where is Todmorden.. I heard somebody say "Todmorden" it is in Lancashire.... Thank goodness...Ken you nearly had me going there

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PostSubject: Re: France ? 2014   France ? 2014 EmptyThu 30 Oct 2014 - 5:22

Glad you're enjoying your trip, it's a shame the weather has gone off the boil now, how long are you in France for?  Your pictures are bringing back good memories of our trips around France including that lovely evening with Tessajoe at Catillon sur Sambre.
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PostSubject: Re: France ? 2014   France ? 2014 EmptyThu 30 Oct 2014 - 7:34

here til a week on friday down at montherme now and will be visiting Luxembourg, Dinent (belgium) and maybe finish off at Brugge or Ypres and who knows in between  Very Happy Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: France ? 2014   France ? 2014 EmptyThu 30 Oct 2014 - 17:28

Hi Rob, hope the sun is shining for you. If you're parked up in town (Montherme) by the Meuse and want some peace and quiet at the weekend when the market is on .. go a few hundred yards downstream(? or left as you look at the water) there's a lovely lay-bye on the banks of the river just below the cemetery and the old borne. If the water is off at the borne there's plenty at the cemetery.
Stayed there lots of times, have a walk first to see if there are many there.
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PostSubject: Re: France ? 2014   France ? 2014 EmptyThu 30 Oct 2014 - 18:15

Hi John   going to Luxembourg for the weekend but yes there's lots here that isn't in my aires book (must update). don't think that the water will be off anywhere yet as its still mild but next week could be different in fact today has been tshirt weather and saturday looks good
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PostSubject: Re: France ? 2014   France ? 2014 EmptyThu 30 Oct 2014 - 20:41

have you tried this one Rob N49° 53.189' E4° 44.127' Just up the road from you
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PostSubject: Re: France ? 2014   France ? 2014 EmptyFri 31 Oct 2014 - 8:37

thats where i am Bob only my view is looking across the river.Its all grassed now with grassmats and the chip van has moved at side of baths.   6 euro a night with leccy.
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PostSubject: Re: France ? 2014   France ? 2014 EmptyTue 4 Nov 2014 - 22:48

i know its a long shot but i have a leak on a gaslow regulator does anyone know if i could get it fixed here (come from ypres back into france as i can only use my wifi dongle in france ) at gravelines at the minute.At a pinch i could manage as back fri morn and have a gas bbq so can brew and heat water and could go on a site for a night ( haaa given answers to my question near as dam it ).
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PostSubject: Re: France ? 2014   France ? 2014 EmptyWed 5 Nov 2014 - 18:57

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i know its a long shot but i have a leak on a gaslow regulator does anyone know if i could get it fixed here (come from ypres back into france as i can only use my wifi dongle in france ) at gravelines at the minute.At a pinch i could manage as back fri morn and have a gas bbq so can brew and heat water and could go on a site for a night ( haaa given answers to my question near as dam it ).
You said it,enjoy the rest of ya trip with no more misshaps,Regards Alf.
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PostSubject: Re: France ? 2014   France ? 2014 EmptyThu 6 Nov 2014 - 18:26

Cheers Alf
got the regulator sorted courtesy of Calais Caravannes so only misses Brugge (been before anyhow) spent last night at Wissant and tonight at Calais Plage as just been to Cite Europe to finish off shopping (skint now have to stop in til christmas affraid). Always discourage people from stopping at Calais so hope i dont regret it as it is busy with immigrants.
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PostSubject: Re: France ? 2014   France ? 2014 EmptyThu 6 Nov 2014 - 18:55

Good luck at Calais Rob, keep em peeled!!.
Hope you had a great trip & safe trip home, that is if you're going home Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: France ? 2014   France ? 2014 EmptyFri 7 Nov 2014 - 8:04

been ok at calais mark ,had a good session last night with a couple from harwich way and seemed quiet at midninight bleak this morning and raining so again quiet.
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PostSubject: Re: France ? 2014   France ? 2014 EmptyFri 7 Nov 2014 - 9:46

Hia

Not a good day to be travelling home
Wet wet wet
Take care
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