Arrived safely

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  1. champers

    champers Funster Life Member

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    Well arrived at Vitoria Gastiez safely ...just! Following a lorry about 40 to 50 km away from destination on a busy motorway the lorry in front of us threw his tyre into our path hitting the motorhome but a foot or two more to the left we shudder to think of the outcome.. the lorry to our left thankfully realised the situation so moved like the devil out of the way .. there was a steep bank to our right and no hard shoulder at this point now relaxing thinking how lucky we were x
    John n Katk n lil Tom xx
     
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    Luck of the Irish you two

    RorynJan
    Come on down to Croatia its lovely.
    Keep safe
    Xx
     
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    Glad you're all ok guys. Scary or what. Trust there's no damage to the van. Hope you enjoyed Caravan Salon Dusseldorf.
     
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    Phew, glad you guys are OK...
     
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    Glad to hear you're both ok
    and relaxing now.
    have a lovely time and best wishes to you
    jan& mike.
     
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    Glad you arrived safely, we liked Vitoria Gastiez when we we were there a couple of years ago, stayed on the aire by the Market, bused it into town and found a fabulous little tapas bar, enjoyo :)
    Cheers
     
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    Bienvenido a Espańa.
    Welcome to Spain, you have had a bad experience but relax now, you are here during a the months of early autumn, a great time to be here.
    We will be in the north in a few weeks, currently west of Madrid in the Grados mountains.
     
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    Hope you suffered no damage .

    Sounds like a really scary experience.
     
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    Scary stuff Kath, glad all is well.
     
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    Glad your ok, keep well.
     
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    Glad you're both O.K.:)
    Enjoy(y)(y)
     
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    champers Funster Life Member

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    Thank you all for your replies it was a very scary moment luckily no serious damage to the van just black rubber scuff marks where the tyre hit...John believes it will clean off but it could have been so different
     
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    Took a pic of the marks left by the tyre ..doesnt look bad but has grazed the surfaces..the line is most of the side including the bumper 2015-09-10 12.07.26.jpg 2015-09-10 12.10.04.jpg
     
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    Glad you are fine !! Have a great time !!!!!
     
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