Lenny's Heading for Portugal - Maybe

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  1. Lenny HB

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    Started another little trip today, our second attempt at going to Portugal this year last time we never made it past Spain.

    At the usual Funsters stop over La Mailleraye Sur Seine. Dull and overcast & light rain, a bit naff after all the warm weather & sunshine at home this week.
    Only a couple of other Brits here no Funsters stickers.

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    Any particular bit of Portugal?
     
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    Start at the top and work down, if we do it the other way round might not make it again.
     
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    Motorhome trips may be a bit limited next year, just heard on the way over youngest daughter is expecting. Mi is already talking about going out to Thailand for 3 months:eek:
    For anyone who doesn't known our little one lives in Bangkok.
     
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    Have a great trip
     
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    We touched the top right hand corner on our last trip but avoided the coast completely. It looked very busy on the map with millions of roads. It will be interesting to see what it looks like if you visit there. But we did like the coast of Galicia but I guess like northern and western Portugal it is very weather dependent. I wouldn't dawdle on the way there given the time of year. :)
     
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    I have the ferry into Santander booked 6th Nov heading down to walk The Argarve Way and spend a bit of time around Portugal .I will look out for your funster sticker.
    Hope to see some Funsters on our 5 month trip and get some chatting in.
    Save journey.

    Cheers Cris:cheers:.
     
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    Same for us last year but we're crossing mid November this year and husband says if he can see a 10 day window when the weather isn't rubbish then we're going to try again. I think that's hope over experience but time will tell. Can you keep posting along your trip - am watching your thread.
     
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    Hi Chris, Can you keep posting - am watching this thread.
     
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    Ye i know what you mean.We arrived Santander 8th dec last year and planned to head down via Salamanca to the Algarve but it was - 8 forecast for a few nights so ended up heading right across to below Valencia on the med.Last winter was windy everywhere and we ended up staying on the east cost the whole trip.we got down to Gabo de Gata but decided not to head along the south coast.Murcia and Valencia coast line where just as warm.
    But want to walk the Algarve way as a build up to The camino de Santiago in early 2020.

    Cheers Cris:cheers:.
     
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    Still at twin lakes @Lenny HB but leaving tomorrow and heading a bit further down as we has a few showers late this afternoon and now...
     
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    Raining heaver here now so won't be hanging about but a bit knackered been a hectic week. Got home 10:30 Wed evening after doing 350 miles and finished sorting the van out at gone 10 last night.
    Only 20 miles to the port then 40 miles to Mailleraye today but still feel knackered so may not get that far tomorrow.
     
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    A new bubba, great, fantastic.
    I've got 2 beautiful granddaughters, would love another grandchild. Loved the rough and tumble with my 2 boys growing up. Rugby, footy, loved it
     
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    have a nice rest tonight
     
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    You sure that Hymer thingy of yours will actually make it all the way to Portugal?:p



    Have a great trip(y)
     
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    It's got better suspension than your old Hymer.:rofl:
     
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    Yet but the thought of being dragged out to Thailand for 3 months that I'm getting threatened with.:eek:o_O
     
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    Have a great trip
     
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    We did just qualifying day and hired scooter and rode to Tevulia. Really glad we did it will go again sometime. Of to brands at weekend for BSB
     
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