Lille Border Crossing

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  1. clanjones

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    Heads up for any people considering traveling through Belgium via Lille in to France. We were stuck in a 65 minute traffic jam on 16 March as the main motorway was diverted in to a single lane via a car parking area where vehicles were arbitrarily pulled over for a spot check and search. Some great entertainment with trucks blocking lanes and irate motorists! The diversions looked reasonably permanent. Open borders pah! (I do get why thought!)
     
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    It has been on the news today that they found the Paris shooting organiser today in Belgium

    Pretty sure that will be the reason for the checks (y)
     
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    Yep we assumed it was for that reason. No complaints, the side show was quite entertaining and having retired last Friday what's the rush!
     
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    Trying to figure out the dinghy... RS 400?
     
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    Nope RS 200 in Lake Garda a couple of years ago. We came too sailing way to late to be really competitive but we have great fun. We don't eat enough pies to sail a 400! (I'll duck now waiting for the brick bats!)
     
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