Finally Arrived at Gravelines

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  1. Forestboy

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    Well we eventually got here at 6.30 pm left home at 8.30 am. Only did 20 miles this time and the bloody exhaust broke in half. Back to the workshop take it off fix it luckily it was broken in an easy place to fix. An hour later we're back on the road but now 2 hours late and no chance of making the tunnel. M25 flooded and full of morons doing 90 mph so 3 accidents and another 2 hours lost. Eventually arrived at the tunnel 4 hours late no problem place on next train no extra charge.
    Just walked into town in glorious sunshine had 4 large beers Jan had 2 then a large pizza now full up and tired.
    Honfleur tomorrow weather permitting and hopefully no more problems.
    :)
     
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    Happy unanniversary :drink:
     
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    Sounds like a stressful Day!! Fingers crossed for you mate. Have a good time. Don't do anything stupid:D
     
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    Enjoy Honfleur we are down at Fouras had mixed weather but brightening up now heading back north Tue/Wed

    Gary and Janet
     
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    Only 4 beers, you need to take a chill pill :)
     
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    Time to enjoy it now and put UK troubles behind.
    We're heading to Hornfleur and beyond next month so keep us posted on your travels and fingers crossed that your holiday turns into a great one.
     
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    Good luck with the rest of your trip!:france:
     
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    Stressfull you could say
    Only a week late, a new gearbox, repaired exhaust and Samsung phone destroyed.
    Give me a ring Motogp trip
    Edit
    Forgot electric window switch kaput as well.
     
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    Whats this its your anniversary enjoy(y)
     
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    Thanks
    Anniversary was last week.
    Should have been romantic dinner in Honfleur but gearbox exploded hence week later.:(
     
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    We are on a great site tonight just 14ks from the tunnel. Fantastic restaurant on site only about 20 euros pitch 20m X 20m would recommend.
     
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    Recommend?
    Where!:)
     
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    Meal was great too about 25 euros per person for three courses.
     
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    @big map
    See you have a Daybreak we had an identical van loved it did 30000 miles around UK and Europe in it.(y)
     
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    @Forestboy we stayed on gravelines for the first time on our first night over on this trip, we have been to Belgium Holland Germany Denmark on our way home now. I hope you have a wonderful incident free trip.
     
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    You are outdoing Jaws right now, he'll have to try harder.
     
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    is that the 1 with the store and washing facilities we stopped there
     
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    safe travels mate.. :)

    thanks for information on Croatia

    Please keep us posted with the fuel situation in France.. If ok, may go back to our original plan and go to th site we booked in the south of France..
     
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