France on Friday for 10 days

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  1. Blisters

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    Just letting you know in case anyone else is going to be there, or if there any newbies who have never done the aires and want to give it ago

    let me know your plans

    We don't have any at the moment, except we will proberbly go to Brugge for Friday night,(but then again we may do this on the way home, so friday will be le Touquet) then head towards Normandy for Saturday, almost certainly we'll stay at Honfleur, and from There who knows, depends on the sun

    Graham Kay n Chelsea
     
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    hope you aint going with seafrance mate..they're bound to strike again.:Sad:
     
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    Have a great time, and dont put on to much weight.

    Pat
     
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    Have a great time. It's a lovely part of the world. Lots of seafood and cider.
    Lucille
     
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    Must have been an agonising choice - Doncaster or France ?
     
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    Wonder why you're going to Bruges???? Kay out of chocolate???? :Rofl1::Rofl1:

    Have a great time - see you soon we hope!!:thumb:
     
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    Have a great time away.
    It was lovely of you all to come to Charity Farm the weekend and nice to meet you again.
     
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    Thanks Guys

    Papa John, actually we are going with seafrance, so fingers crossed

    Patsy, don,t worry, we'll be going easy on the Belgium chocs, and french fancies

    Graham, it was a tough decision, a drunken weekend in Donny for tea totallers:Wink: or 10days of sun and relaxation, hope you guys have fun.

    Marie, your right, kays running out of belgium chocs, the only ones she as left are round her bum:Doh:,:Blush: its just the depth that varies:Rofl1:
     
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    Pity you're not going down south Graham, would have loved to see you again! Would have chat with Kay while you were being a chief with the BBQ:Blush:
    ...I.... would have been on holidays:BigGrin::BigGrin:

    Next time , i hope! I'm on holidays in August so.... come on take your ticket and stand in queue....i'm waiting for you funsters!!! Who's coming first????:Wink::BigGrin:



    Amicalement


    Frankie:Smile::Smile:
     
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    Hi, we're newbies as far as Europe is concerned even though we've MH'd for 2 1/2 years. We're booked on the tunnel early next Monday morning with no plans other than to head for Normandy. We've pencilled in a few places that other funsters have reccommended - Hornfleur and Bayeux being two - so our paths may cross :thumb:

    I can't wait :BigGrin::BigGrin::BigGrin::BigGrin::BigGrin:
     
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    Hi Jill

    all the best on your first trip to Europe

    Two bits of advise for you, don't stop over night on motorway aires, or on an aire wheres only you

    I have sent you a pm
     
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    Have a Good Time you lot hope you find plenty of sun:Smile::Smile::Smile:
     
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    Can you explain why you shouldn't stop on motorway aires? We have done it many times. What do you see as the problem?
     
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    Bon voyage!
     
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    It is generally recommended that you do not stop overnight on motorway aires

    as recommended by all those that have been done over on them :cry:

     
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    Hi, so whilst you are in sunny France eating and drinking :wine:
    we will be in Oh so very sunny Cumbria getting loads and loads of sun on our new solar panel...:pray:

    Enjoy guys
     
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    We have just returned from Normandy and I can recommend the Aire at Granville on Rue du Roc. Also Villers Bocage, at the end of the High Street, one minute walk to shops, bars and restaurants. Also, Saint Brice en Cogles, which is minutes from shops, bars and laundrette and has spotless toilets. Have a great time. :Smile:
     
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    Hi Graham & Kay .....have a good holiday !!!!!now only 8 days for you.....we are also on the move again, just got back from a local trip, this time we are heading from our home on northern France to Mid-France......for three weeks so if you see us say "HELLO"......bon voyage..(safe journey)

    Mel :thumb:
     
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    On that basis, don't travel on motorways, based on the fact that crashes occur on them!:Eeek::Eeek:

    It very much depends where you are in France. I was referring to Brittany where crime is extremely low and it is quite normal to stop at these Aires. People sleep in their cars, vans and Camper Vans with no problems. On the major tourist routes in the East of France (the route from Calais to the Med during the summer, I have no doubt there are plenty of opportunist thieves about. "Avoid staying near large cities" would be a good piece of advice because crime rates are always higher there - whichever country in the world you are in.

    But it would be wrong to generalise and sensationalise on hearsay about a few incidents. Be careful, use common sense and you should be fine. Best to stay near other Camping Cars, though, if possible. But do use a simple alarm hanging on your door handle! :thumb:
     
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    4 sleeps :BigGrin:
     
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