Avoiding everything that needs to be avoided.

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  1. jumar

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    As a seasoned motorhomer/traveller..I normally like to be ahead of what might cause us some problems.
    A scheduled trip to Nepal last year was halted by the devastating Earthquake, we needed to cancel.
    Nearer to home trying to cross from Calais to Dover was disrupted by farmer strikes and migrant problems..however we changed crossings...so did so many others....standing traffic was met...no problem..drive down wrong side of road, as of years gone by...only to be met by Gendarme..follow me monseur...Escorted to to port...and so we should be afterall we are.......not involved. Phew!! Close.
    So we have decided to avoid Calais forever...why not, we cross next week to The Hook of Holland...when was the last Clog Makers strike or Edam cheese revoloution...I cannot remember...whats going to stand in our way this time...nothing I hope, nothing.
     
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    Have a great time. Let us know how you get on, please, as we are thinking of visiting Holland next Spring.
     
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    By all accounts the roads going to be blocked around Dunkirk by strikers.
     
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    Thats what we are trying to avoid...Harwich to Hook ferry booked....what could possibly go wrong.....
     
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    "whats going to stand in our way this time..."


    Girt big Mice with clogs on, there on the gangway going clip clippy clop
     
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    Very sensible strategy. It could perhaps be put another way: "avoid crowds". :)
     
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    Can you let us know your 2017 travel plans please? Please include type of crossing and countries planned to visit and importantly, which countries you'll be in and when. I'll book mine around yours so as not to be in/on any of the destinations you might just be. Thanking you in advance.
     
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    They don't use ferries. Only stairs;)
     
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    2017 you should be safe, unless you're in Scandinavia!!!
     
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    Drat! Ah well it's Italy then. Think that's far enough away.
     
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    Not these Bad Boys;)
     
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    I will....as an experienced mountaineer once told me...Make as many plans as you wish, but never tell The Lord what they are.
     
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