We did it!

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  1. 2spritelyislanders

    2spritelyislanders Funster

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    :smiley: and we will definitely be going back!! Where? France :smiley: Mr Spritely still cant drive and I did all the driving :smiley: I was so nervous because it's my first time driving our new van and my first time driving abroad but with all the good advice from fellow funsters and being able to follow son-in-law it was really easy and we had a fabulous time :smiley: the best bits are too many to mention and there were no real worst bits apart from being lowered into the bowels of the ferry on the way back and having to reverse into a space :frowny: but even that went without a hitch thanks to the very nice ferry workers :smiley: my face must have said it all when I realised what was going to happen :smiley: So thanks fellow funsters and apologies to any of you we passed in France without waving :smiley: Next trip over the water I'll be brave enough to let go of the steering wheel long enough to wave ::bigsmile:
     
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  2. Hollyberry

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    Good to hear you had such a great trip. It is scary at first--wrong side of road, big vehicle, first time driving onto a ferry, but the roads are quieter and the views bigger. You'll be an old hand on the next trip!
     
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  3. Oriel

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    You've obviously had a ball and gained a lot of confidence too... Fantastic! Hope you have many more fun-filled travels :)
     
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    You know you can keep one hand on the wheel while you wave with the other don't you [​IMG]
    Sounds like you had fun & built up lots of confidence - I suppose I might one day, & manage to get to France!
     
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  5. Tom A

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    Good to hear you had a great time. There's no stopping you now.
     
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    Oh what a lovely positive post, sounds as if you had a great time. :Smile:
     
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    sounds like you had fun . and that's what it all about. looking forward to seeing you at a meet.(y)
     
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    Brilliant! So glad you had a great time.
     
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    RESPECT! Well done you!
     
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    Well done and a big (y) :france: there'll be no stopping you now, glad you enjoyed your trip :clap2:
     
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    Wow impressed well done you. Hope to see you at Shell island and you can try and talk me into driving our van lol
    Kate xxx love from u three
     
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  12. 2spritelyislanders

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    :smiley: We cant make Shell Island now as Pete's mum moved into a rest home while we were away and we have to help pack up her flat and sort things out for her but we will be at Pembrey where I shall regale you with tales of our French experience :smiley: and definitely talk you into driving your van :smiley: c'est tre bon and easy peasy :smiley:
     
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    Look forward to seeing you at Pembrey :) not convinced of the c'est tre Bon easy peasy bit though lol x
    Kate x
     
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