I Am Sorry, And Please Note That My Darling Partner Is French, But... (1 Viewer)

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JJ

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Why oh WHY do so many French motorhomers think it is ok the SQUEEZE in next to you with less than a metre front and back?

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I had this beautiful space until a van decided it wanted to share the view and started a 72 move parallel park so his van was 2 feet from my bedroom window!

I was SO, SO cross I just started the Hymer and moved away. I should have waited until they had finished squeezing in and then I could have taken a picture...

Normally when visiting this spot there are two or three vans but this year... lots more than that...

GRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR.


JJ :cool:
 
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JJ

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Feeling a little better now... Judas Priest and Metallica at "reasonable volume" (11 on the scale) have calmed me down...

JJ :cool:

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Mate! Single lung Lister engined Gennie with a defective Muffler and worn piston rings will give you enough space, after a few minutes, you can hold a 500 couple ball , if you were that way inclined.
Toughen up Funster!
 

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Went to the hairdressers today in Manta Rota and she said it was like a French invasion this year and she had never know anything like it.
 

GeriatricWanderer

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I made a point of asking a Frenchman that very question after he'd squeezed in so close I had to fold back my door mirrors,.

His response - "You must have noticed that when possible, we squeeze in next to a GB MH - they quite often get uptight and drive away leaving us with all the space we want".
 

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At Mimizan Plage we and our French neighbours had to take it in turns to open our side windows. I wouldn't mind so much but there were loads of empty spots around the aire.

Good job we don't like Mimizan-Plage anyway - we won't be back.
 

Mags52

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Speaking of whiffs, last year on Villandry Aire not only did a huge MH park very close to us but his SOG outlet was right next to our door. Every time we opened the kitchen window we were treated to the smell of their poo. Ghastly. We left sharpish the next morning.

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okay so we are polite and avoid confrontation a lot of the time but there are times when you've got to stand and say NO like they probably would have.
 
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Why oh WHY do so many French motorhomers think it is ok the SQUEEZE in next to you with less than a metre front and back?

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I had this beautiful space until a van decided it wanted to share the view and started a 72 move parallel park so his van was 2 feet from my bedroom window!

I was SO, SO cross I just started the Hymer and moved away. I should have waited until they had finished squeezing in and then I could have taken a picture...

Normally when visiting this spot there are two or three vans but this year... lots more than that...

GRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR.


JJ :cool:

I told you many times .... Put a note on your door :"Caution Rottweiler"
Don't worry ...I'll be soon there... they will all know what a Rottweiler looks like in real life... I have a few skills in foreign languages and do Dog Language too.... I do "Barking" quite well, I train a lot at the stadium ..and they are ALL French
!

You know what André told me last time we had important people coming 2 days ago, don't you ?! He said "Stay home and don't bark":eek::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO: It says it all:p
 

Wyaye wires

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Apparently the increase in the numbers of French in Spain and Portugal is due to warnings by the French Government not to go to Morocco because of the threat of IS terrorism...

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On the aire at Honfleur a few years back an Italian van parked so close to me I could not open my side locker ,there was plenty of space as it was midday and everyone was moving on so I moved over about a vans width.
 
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That's what you get for wilding, best book a club site next time, plenty of space between you and your neighbour. :rofl:

I am sure you jest Mr Bailey!

One of the many reasons I avoid using sites is the way you so often get squashed in next to people you don't know.

A campsite in Spain...

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Off-Site in Portugal...

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JJ :cool:
 
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You have to expect this when parking free or very cheaply on aires, especially at peak times. If you want more space then pay for a camp site.
Phil

Jeeeez!

I AM NOT ON AN AIRE.

Believe me, it is NOT what is to be expected!

I am parked on an open space by the side of a lake in the middle of nowhere.

There is masses and masses of room to park without being 2 FEET from my windscreen.

You DO NOT get more space just because you pay for a campsite! ;)

Maybe my photos didn't upload properly.

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Off thread I know, so please excuse my rudeness jj, But, if I can ask your advice;
Would I need a single axle trailer or a duel axle to carry something that weighs one tonne?

I'm thinking of taking my 1932 Lister Generator to Newbury and Dorset, I won't have time to repair the Silencer or the piston rings, do you think Funsters would like the smell ofCastrol Racing fuel addative, or would they like Lavender oil smoke smell?

Waiting with bated breath, perhaps I should start a poll?
Decisions:rolleyes: Decisions :rolleyes:
 

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[QUOTE="JJ, post: 1360192,
Off-Site parking... €0

Which has the most room?

:restmycase::restmycase::restmycase:
JJ :cool:[/QUOTE





You know which we prefer -----but if everyone liked the same as us--------there would be nowhere quiet left for us
Nigel & Pamala[/QUOTE]
 
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On the aire at Honfleur a few years back an Italian van parked so close to me I could not open my side locker ,there was plenty of space as it was midday and everyone was moving on so I moved over about a vans width.
Honfleur Aire is quite luxurious now with large marked out pitches and lots of hook-ups at 10 euros last year.
 
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I'm thinking of taking my 1932 Lister Generator to Newbury and Dorset, I won't have time to repair the Silencer or the piston rings,

I'll park next to you Rangi...

It is a Funster meet.

The calming purr of your classic Lister engine will drown out the music from the Ukulele band... :rofl:


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I'll park next to you Rangi...

It is a Funster meet.

The calming purr of your classic Lister engine will drown out the music from the Ukulele band... :rofl:


JJ :cool:




:rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl: and one for the Princess I've yet to meet:lips::notworthy2:

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