Got the ferry booked!!!

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  1. PenelopePitstop

    PenelopePitstop Funster Life Member

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    At last after waiting all summer for our new van and then a nearly 4 week wait for the V5 from DVLA we are ready to go ( well nearly :Smile:).

    Booked the ferry for next Sunday (4th Nov) Portsmouth to Bilbao then head straight down south to Zahora :thumb::thumb:

    Not gone totally to plan (thanks Mr DVLA!) as we are languishing in Cornwall and really wanted to sail from Plymouth - the last boat went last Sunday :cry::cry::cry::cry:

    So now we have to go to Portsmouth - deep joy :Wink:
    At least it's Sunday so the drive ( towing caravan :Eeek:) shouldn't be too fraught! We're novices at this towing lark :Rofl1::Rofl1:

    Any Funsters booked on that ferry??
     
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  2. JJ

    JJ Funster

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    LOOK OUT... :Eeek:

    Stretford Gipsies On The Move...

    (Have a good triip...)

    JJ :Cool:
     
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  3. Viennese

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    Best of luck Marie

    Hope all goes well! :thumb::thumb::thumb:

    Catherine
     
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    Safe journey Marie & Rex, hope all goes well with your new van.

    Brisey.
     
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    hilldweller Funster Life Member

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    It's going to be a steep learning curve for you. If in doubt stop and think what's going on.

    You're going to have to control that right foot Pitstop but just think how deep you can dig in now with the assistance of a caravan.

    Have FUN.
     
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    hilldweller Funster Life Member

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    And coming to a country near you.

    Do you want a nice tarmac road on your estate ? Nice and cheap. Got too much for the last job.
     
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    Hello Marie and Rex!!!

    Have a nice and safe journey!!! ....Last year same time we were together in Burgos , and I was surprising you on that place you were standing on.... looking high for some big boy...who was trying to escape the Spanish Guardia Civil in my car :Rofl1:

    May be I'll see you in March or April who knows!


    Take care you 2!!

    Affectueusement

    Frankie:BigGrin::Wink:
     
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  8. Jaws

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    Safe journey you two :thumb:

    See you in about 10 weeks :thumb:

    Dont forget to gee up watsiname to get our slabs laid !!! :Wink:
     
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  9. PenelopePitstop

    PenelopePitstop Funster Life Member

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    So far so good Catherine! :Smile: Just little niggles. Hope things are looking up for you :Smile:

    Brian! We haven't sunk in the sand for a couple of years now :Wink::Wink:
    Not up to tarmac yet - still learning how to make pegs! :Wink::Wink:

    Yep should see you in the spring :thumb::thumb:
     
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  10. f6c

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    Enjoy your trip:Wink:
     
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    Bon voyage. Well probably drop into Zahora on our way down to join Dave and his merry band on the jaunt to Morocco.
     
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    Bye bye - hope to see you next year sometime:thumb:
     
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    Blimey hope your not paying for that empty pitch, :Wink: bet they have a search party out looking for you. :Rofl1: I know they like a :party2: and any excuse. :Rofl1:

    Have a safe journey Marie and Rex, hope the crossing is calm for you.:helptitanic::helptitanic:

    We will be on the train this time. :thumb:

    See you next year if not before. :BigGrin: Bob and Jane.
     
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  14. Pikey Pete

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    I wish:Smile:

    Have the caravan, but now the van is in the Peugeot main dealers having the Clutch and Flywheel replaced under warranty. Can't get the new parts till next Wednesday at the earliest they tell me. They've already had it for two weeks.:Angry:
    V5 still not arrived and in theory, I can't get a number plate for the caravan without it.
    So, though I would love to be heading over, caravan in tow, I'm afraid I'm stuck here for a while yet.:cry:
    Good luck with your journey and keep safe. :thumb:

    Pete:Cool:
     
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  15. Destination Unknown

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    Glad you got your van ok - eventually and its all that you wished for.
    Have a safe journey and enjoy your new toy.

    Lovely to meet you at Wrenbury

    Brian and Chris
     
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    New Van , New Band name !!!

    So, what will the new name for the "Sunliners" band be ????????????????:Cool::Cool::Cool:
     
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    Following lengthy delays involving Differential/Gearbox/Water tank :cry::cry:/new Beeny Boxes (brilliant) :Smile::Smile: and other stuff we are set to arrive in Santander on Saturday :thumb::thumb:and then on to Portugal. :BigGrin::BigGrin: I have read the name Zahora several times but have no idea where it is . Can you tell me a bit about it and where it is please?
     
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