Cambrils.

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  1. hilldweller

    hilldweller Funster Life Member

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    It started Sunday 3rd. 14:45 ferry from Portsmouth to Caen. It left late. First hour or so was lumpy the we went to the pictures, Tom Hanks, Bridge of Spies, what a great film. Soon after we had a snack and docked at 22:00.

    Could not find nearby aire so hit the road for a couple of hours and parked with the wagons on the motorway. Woke up at 5:30 and though that's enough risk and hit the road again. 11 hours later on a similar aire just south of Pau. This time I reasoned, toll road, cars logged, risk low. So slept to 6:00. Quick breakfast, Somport Tunnel and another 11 hours saw us in Camping Llosa Cambrils.

    So after all the talk on here "is the Somport Tunnel passable in January" the only snow we saw was a dusting on the very tops of the Pyrenees.

    First time in Cambrils. Beautiful place made for cycling, endless really good cycle paths for miles along the front. Much is closed of course, it much be very lively when the thousands of rooms are occupied. Campsite is good, new toilet block. But shop and bar closed. ACSI rates. Positively hot today.

    Next, Peniscola then Benidorm.
     
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    Hope you two continue to have a safe journey and a great time(y)
     
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    hilldweller Funster Life Member

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    Thanks, we'll do our best. Just got the first sample of €1 wine box, Dinah is doing serious research on it. She's not fallen over yet, that might come when she tries to stand up.
     
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    Have a good time - but what's wrong with Bruges? Not all it's cracked up to be? :LOL:
     
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    It's magnificent with one tiny flaw, it's too far north at this time of year. I asked them to move it but they said "That lazy gentleman won't even visit where we are now, what chance if we move 800 miles south ?".
     
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    Hi Brian been waiting for your post wow some serious miles traveled look forward to hearing and seeing pics of your travels :) love from us three
     
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    We find ourselves in Cambrils almost every Easter. It's open then and the restaurants are well good.

    Have a great time.
     
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    Have a good trip! Chasing the sun almost as fast as the sun moves. :)
     
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    Yes, I'd had enough of gales and rain though the wind did a good job of chasing us. Nothing exciting picture wise right now. A deserted beach or two with low winter sun is not too exciting.

    I should have taken today's Churos y Chocolate, could stand the spoon upright in the chocolate and the churos were proper job hand made.
     
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    It must be a different place then, can't beat a load of bodies to bring a place to life.
     
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    1€ wine box? Now I have missed those!!!
     
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    We came over on the Portsmouth Caen Ferry yesterday, arrived 8.30 pm and just stopped the night at the aire by the ferry port...free at the moment and perfect for a night stop after a late ferry crossing.
     
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