Just Started Full Timing

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  1. Josephine

    Josephine Read Only Funster

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    We are Dave and Wendy Southwell, and we have just taken the plunge!

    We have been on the road in Belgium and France for the last three weeks, our plan is to stay in Spain for the Winter, then to keep touring until we have had enough, or kill each other.

    We have a Bailey Autograph 745.

    Any tips or advise would be gratefully received.

    We have set up a little blog for anyone who would like to follow our Journey.

    www.motorhometravelsineurope.com/myblogg
     
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    Hi and welcome,I look forward to reading about your adventures
     
  3. Jim

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    Hi Dave and Wendy, exciting times, I'll be reading your blog to see how you go (y)
     
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    Enjoy yourself! :)
     
  5. Josephine

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    Thanks for the speedy replies, our biggest problem has been getting wifi, We did buy a motorhome wifi booster, but as yet we can't get it work..........
     
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    Enjoy your trip, enjoyed reading your blog
     
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    Hi. Start a new thread with the problem you are having and no doubt soneone will see it and help you.
     
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    :welc:

    Like the blog !(y)
     
  9. sciac2001

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    Welcome! Enjoy, enjoy and then enjoy.
    Some areas will be yuck but others will more than make up for the bad ones.

    We also tour long term and for wifi we have a mifi in which we insert a local data-only simcard. In italy we bought a TIM card, in Spain a Vodafone. Not best if you download loads of stuff/facetime/skype but more than adequate for email catchups, banking and general keep-in-touch functions.

    Perhaps we will see you on the road. (We will be in Spain for the winter.)

    Happy travels!
     
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    Welcome sounds like quite an adventure :welc:
     
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    Welcome, blog saved, have an amazing time :)
     
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    Hi have a great time and safe travels, when your coming back if you want to take in Portugal drive along to the Algarve when you get to Sagress head up the Atlantic coast to a place called Sinns just before Lisbon all the way up that coast is good and free at the beaches, good fishing and surfing good luck take and have a good time
     
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    Thanks for the info, we will certainly be looking into getting local sim's. We are wintering in La-Marina
     
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    Welcome and good luck on your travels (y)
     
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    Welcome, enjoyed your blog and will be reading it with interest as we have just bought a Bailey Approach Autograph 740 and will be doing some long term touring in France / Spain next year. Will be good to hear how Josephine performs and great to hear about your experiences. Enjoy your trip and keep up with the blog (y).
    Elaine & Chris
     
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    :welc: Good luck on and enjoy your travels. Clive
     
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    Hi Dave &Wendy and welcome to the Fun!:welc::party:
     
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    Enjoy(y)
     
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    Hello. We've got a 745 as well, really pleased with it. Enjoy your travels.
     
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    Loving your blog! We were at Rieberville ?! Sp in Alsace area stayed in the aire during the summer our photos have hundreds of tourists ! Looks very quiet now! Enjoy your trip!
     
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