You all have only 3 months

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  1. haganap

    haganap Funster Life Member

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    Ok. I'm giving you all 3 months off to travel.

    Your only proviso is that you have to go in the motorhome and can't take a ferry.

    You have as much cash as you need...

    What will you aim to see?

    Where will you go?

    How many miles will your trip be?


    Fire away....
     
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    Off we go

    I will board the [HI]Shuttle...............[/HI]..

    You're gonna let my tyres down if I can't be serious aren't you?
     
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    Tunnel ?

    Not interested in 3 months in the UK. Booooooorrrrrrring.
     
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  5. Philiphall

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    Van into a container on a weeks cruise to new York then set out across USA keep going and give up one day before end of three month sell van fly back to UK
     
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    Eurotunnel - but will have to get a ferry 'cos Crete is an island
    2,000 miles
    Will need 4 months off - Can I be excused sir?
     
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  8. haganap

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    You are all trying hard but not hard enough.

    I woud expect you to be on the tunnel, but too where?

    No container ships,

    I'm thinking USSR and or Scandinavia.....
     
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    :Eeek: Well thats us well and truly b*ggered:cry::cry::cry:
     
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    Ok Steve, those on the Isle of Man and Wight van have a ferry...:BigGrin:
     
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    Sounds great but your mode of transport looks like a ferry to me.......not allowed:Smile:
     
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    Call me old fashioned but i would like to do a lap of Great Britain, I think it would be around 5,000 miles (guessing) not sure if that includes Wales but we're going there in August anyway:Rofl1: Still i'll take the full three months :youbetcha: as i maybe a while in the distillaries in Scotland:beerchug:

    Rob:BigGrin:
     
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    No cruise ship OP said money no object and I'm sure if I approached a cruise liner they would let me put my Van on the deck lol :Rofl1:
     
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    With tony having done his back and me unable to walk at the moment we're going nowhere very soon but

    3 months off and must use a ferry so we would take the woolwich ferry (its cheap) :Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:

    Visit Scotland and the Isles, down through wales and across to ireland taking our time to just enjoy the Great British Isles
     
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    we would tour scotland then wales and then the west country
     
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    and you'll see me in your rearview mirrors :thumb:
     
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    I would like to do Scandinavia also then maybe round north and Eastern Europe but its not so much where I'd go its who I'd take. I'd love to do this with my Mum and Dad as I think it would be great to spend 3 months with them with no distractions such as work and other boring stuff. We would probably fall out after the first day :Rofl1::Rofl1: but it be worth it.
     
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    No ferries...well thats us buggered then as they dont allow LPG engined vehicles under the water :cry:

    if they did, it would have to be Beijing in the footsteps of Rory's (forestboy) bike trip.
     
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    Only Three Months

    [HI][/HI]that’s not very helpful! You want a figure you can quote, so here you are: according to Ordnance Survey, the length of the coastline of Great Britain (the main island only) is 11,072.76 miles

    • The length of coastline of England only is about[HI] 5581[/HI] miles (8982 kms), Ignore the Isle of Wight, Lundy and the Scilly Isles
    • Mainland Wales’s coastline is about 1317 miles (2120 kms) and adding the islands of Anglesy, and Holyhead the figure is [HI]1680[/HI] miles (2740 kms)
    • Mainland Scotland measures about [HI]4174 mile[/HI]s (6718 kms) but [HI]ignore [/HI] the islands of Arran, Islay and Jura, Shetland and Orkney, and the Western Isles.
    Total so far 11000miles

    Then Trips add 4000 miles


    Great Glen+ Highlands ( Must include Loch Garten) +Grampians , Lake District, Peak District, West Country+ Malverns, Bala, Stratford on avon .
    Devon & Cornwall (incl Eden Project) New Forest, Kent ,Leeds Castle.


    Ignore Essex (Its boring): Lincs Wolds Yorkshire dales.


    anything else we Fancy really.


    Ignore Europe Been there .

    [HI]
    [STRIKE]15000 miles 90 days about 170miles/da[/STRIKE]y


    No Im taking 6 Months @85/da[/HI]y:thumb:

    Cotswolds and Bath,
     
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