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  1. old-mo

    old-mo Funster Extra Special Life Member

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    This should be in continental touring,, but I thought I would put in on here,, although maybe it should have been put in the belly locker,,

    Done France Northern Spain and most of Portugal and working our way along the Costa`s.
    At the moent we are are Camping Marjal on the Blanca,, booked in for 5 days then told if we had not booked our next site we would not get in cos it`s Easter weekend..

    The Price we have been quoted for 12 nights,,,, £678.00 :cry:

    Got to stay as our circumstances with my son dictates we cannot wild camp..
    Dont know if any of you have stayed here but it is the best site we have ever been on clean beautiful swiming pools saunas, hot tubs, jacussi, Hydrotherapy etc etc. tennis, bouls pitches crazy golf, free wifi, sat TV. everything is included.. but there again it needs to be for that money.:Doh:

    Still it is supposed to be the tour of a life time.

    Camping La-Manga is not a bad site, 25 euros a night, not bad. But if you have a disabled person, at the moent they have no hot water in the disabled showers,, I had hell of a row with the management as I thought we should have been made aware of this when or before we arrived.

    Other than a few nasty sites that we did not even go through the gates, not a bad trip up till now.

    One that springs to mind was in Portugal, eventually found it and pulled up outside only to be greeted by a dead cat at the gates and a couple of kittens pouncing on it like they do when they have just killed a mouse but do not want to eat it, only play with it. went inside and there for want of a better word were gypsy kids running round in soiled nappy`s.
    needless to say we high tailed it out of there and found another reasonable site.

    Had one of those Spanish monsoon type days rain a few days ago, rain was yellow from the red dust in the air from the sahara,, so going to was my yellow truck off and see if I have a dark blue one under the muck.

    Stay safe and drive carefully.
    Regards
    Maurice.
     
  2. ourcampersbeentrashed

    ourcampersbeentrashed Funster

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    Sounds an interesting adventure.

    Hope Easter works out okay for you xxxx
     
  3. Boo

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    I stayed at a camp in Portugal for 6 months in my R.V back in 2000.
    A place in the algarve called Camping Espeshe just outside Luz..............only moan I had was dogs barking constantly.......they were Germans.

    After a few weeks of moaning to the camp owners I approached the Germans and said "Hi, I just wanted to see what kind of people leaves their dogs out barking day and night" they just closed there caravan door and ignored me............Typical.

    Lots moved off because of the noise..............being hard of hearing at that time It didn't wake me up at night but my wife was livid and shouted at them to shut up several times lol!

    I know what you mean about the yellow rain and red waterfalls running down the roads..................we had a red mini moke back then which turned yellow inside and out :Wink:

    Enjoy your trip guys :thumb:

    Boo

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  4. algill

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    Hi Mo

    Good to hear things are going okay. The site there sound great, although a little expensive :Doh:

    Hope things are going okay with the 5er. :thumb:

    Enjoy the rest of your tour.

    Al and Gill
     
  5. Road Runner

    Road Runner Read Only Funster

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    Glad to hear from you Mo:thumb:

    La Manga a funny place but that beach:Smile:

    Keep us updated of your travels:Wink:
     
  6. pappajohn

    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    12 nights = £678 bloody hell....does that make you a shareholder.

    stayed in cheaper 4* hotels.:RollEyes:
     
  7. thefman

    thefman Read Only Funster

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    crikey that's a bit steep!! we are just south of Cadiz at 29euros a night i thought that was steep. normally the sites don't fill up over Easter were usually away this time of year and
    haven't had too much of a problem.

    mark
     

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