calais to benidorm

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  1. ukbill

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    leaving on the tunnel for calais sunday 28th dec 7.30am arrive 8.50am
    apart from coffee stops and maybe a sarnie 1st main stop hope to be around bordeaux area around 9 to 10pm then off again and hope to be in benidorm by 8 to 9pm monday night 29th hope to do this as done before without tolls no speeding just long driving but hopefully once across the mountains the sun will be greeting us
    anyone heading down at the same time is welcome to join in with us if you can stand the pace if not cya all in beni
     
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    we intend to if i can keep linda off the booze and me off the food cause did u know i was a beast :whistle:
     
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    Don't forget our date night :love:
     
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    Never heard that Rumour bill.:ROFLMAO:
     
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    dont worry dave that is already in hand steve and jackie (spottycatz)are already down on raco spying out the best places for madness 1e a pint and 1.20e a bottle of wine just across the road is at least 4 bars with karaoke and entertainment and a indian restaurant for getting ya e coli fix :):D
     
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    That Indian is pretty darn good!
    We stay in the mayra appts up calle Amsterdam opposite the indoor market - the bar at the bottom of the block is also €1 pint(y)
     
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    yeah i think the indian you mean is different the 1 near the indoor market we used last year and was great 5e for 3 courses including a half bot of vino bloody expensive aint it :):giggle:
     
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    Thats one hell of a drive to do in just over a day - have a good and safe journey an all the best - :cool:
     
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    Have a good trip, I'm hoping to make a similar quick trip in the January. Just wondering which route you take to cross the mountains and which is best at that time of year?
    Dave
     
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    Best of luck!
    I find I've had enough of driving after about 5 hours.
     
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    you driving with the handbrake on...:RollEyes:...
     
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    That's some driving. Are you using the N10 route ? I use it and find it great, although use a couple of short toll sections to round the bottom end of Rouen and through Tours. Also Bil, out of interest how do you manage the section south of Bordeaux ? do you use the Toll section or an alternative route. I'm informed it's worth paying the tolls on this section just to avoid the hassle on the other roads which build up near the bottom end.
    I'd meet up and buy you a beer in Villasol but will not be there this time around.
    Have a safe journey.
     
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    will prolly pay the toll there phil otherwise it can be a nightmare but still not sure if i will take the clermont ferrand route and cross the milau although that puts around 4 more hrs on maybe next time we will have that beer but this time i expect to be on raco
    people have to remember i will have linda and my sister lynn aka foster tits in the back so have to get there quick or i will murder the pair of em :)
     
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    Is Beni ready. Bill, Steve and Dave at the same time. Beni best stock up or the bars will be dry :rofl:
     
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    nah thats ok we will take at least a day off for them to restock and i dont really drink much now days :)
     
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    Bill are you changing your forum name to Pinnochio.:)
     
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    duplicate
     
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    That's a heck of a drive.

    I get tired and moody after about 400 miles.

    Have a great trip.
     
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    Have a good and safe trip down, we should be on Raco then, so will have a cold one,
    ('ok then robinsons squash :)') ready for your arrival.
    Cheers Ed :drink:
     
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