Starting a 12 month career break to go motorhoming

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  1. swidy

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    Hi There
    I have been updating a thread in INTRODUCE YOURSELF and feel that its not in the right place and don't know how to move a thread, so I have started this thread instead.
    440 days ago I had a career break approved and have been patiently waiting for the days to pass which gave me plenty of time to prepare the moho ready for the tour, there has been many changes, I think we are on plan W at the moment lol, first it was going to start in September, then October at the maturity of some shares, then November due to the imminent arrival of our 4th grandchild, anyway long story short we have booked for the Portsmouth to Santander ferry on the 22nd of November and I have worked my last shift TODAY!!!
     
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    Enjoy your long awaited trip.
     
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    Have a really great break........ go for it and enjoy. (y)(y)(y)
     
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    Finally! :)
     
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    Have a wonderful time. Keep us posted on your journey.
     
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    Enjoy your travels & update us when you can (y)
     
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    After 12 months you probably won't want to return ? Good luck with it all.(y)
     
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    I'm envious - enjoy yourselves(y)
     
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    What's the plan:)
     
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    Adventures, sunshine and relaxation here you come! I am sure you are going to have a great time and won't want to go back at the end of it.

    Keep posting and most of all enjoy.
     
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  11. swidy

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    Thank you for all your comments, The plan so far is ferry to Santander, steady amble toward Madrid, over to Valencia and work our way down to La Manga for the 18th of December where we have booked on the rally until 8th of January, the rest has still to fall into place.
     
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    Sounds amazing, good luck and enjoy(y) very jealous:sick::D
     
  13. Eeyore

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    Keep a diary: when you are very old and off the road it will be a great thing to remember your trip. I keep an online ( Blogger) blog with photos. It's private and only for family but I enjoy re- reading it and it saves all my photos ending up, unlabelled, in a huge file. It's dead easy to do.

    Enjoy it all and safe journey.
     
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    Congratulations!
    Go everywhere you can, see everything you can and enjoy every minute.
     
  15. swidy

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    I also do a blog, not so much for the family, its because I can never remember where we have been and I do love reading it, its like reliving the experience all over again. by the way we cooked Christmas dinner today for all the family seeing as we are not going to be home for Christmas it was brill.
     
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    Can Eeyore or Swidy advise me how to create a Blog please?
    We have just spent six weeks touring France in our motorhome staying mainly at free aires and the occasional Passion. I kept a written diary and have over 600 photos!! It would be great to create an online diary with the photos associated with the correct diary days. Looking forward to our next visit!!
    Thanks.
     
  17. swidy

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    Hi Marzipan (www.blogger.com) and just create a new blog there are other blogger sites but I have only used this one. Google is always a good place to start.
     
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    Thanks Swidy, I'll give it a go, see how it goes :smiley:
     
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    You'll have a blast. We took a year out intending to go back to real life and that was 6 years ago! It's a bit addictive.
     
  20. swidy

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    So I Guess the odds are that it wont only be for a year (hopefully), what have you done in the six years has it been touring with breaks to come home etc
     
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