on the way home

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  1. smudger

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    hi guys, well, ive actualy started to make my way home today,:Sad: i left tavira on weds evening, and parked up in a truck stop near salamanca in the early hours of thursday morning, i had a good rest and left early this morning, and i decided to head for parc verger as planned, :Smile: but not without a few bangs an bumps, see piccy below, it happend i kilometre from parc verger, thank god for bob, from the park, he was able to come out and help escort me while i limped to the park, and after playing around with some very tight wheel nuts, and a lend of a long wrench bar, and of course bobs trolly jack, everything was back to normal within an hour, so gonna have a stroll down to orodour, sur la glan tomorow, and then a couple of days rest , then head for the boat at calais,theres also some piccy,s of me leaving the rain in spain,chow for now gang, also posted on rvoc,:thumb::thumb::thumb:
     

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  2. tonka

    tonka Funster Life Member

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    safe trip Smudg... Bring some sun with ya... :thumb:
     
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    Derek luckily you were near friends and that there were near friends to help you out ... Say hi to all at Parc Verger and have a safe drive home but leave that rain in France xx

    John n Kath xx
     
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    I do not think that puncture will plug :ROFLMAO:

    glad you had a safe journey in the end:thumb:
     
  5. Carol

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    Hi Derek, glad to know you are sorted out and resting in Parc Verger for a couple of days, safe journey home, look forward to seeing you at Stratford :Smile:
     
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    with a bit of luck u could make it to shepton show next thurs ,till monday .take care mate see u soon:thumb:
     
  7. smudger

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    now yer got me thinking old chap:Smile:
     
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    Glad it wasn't serious and that you are ok. Good to hear from you again :thumb: Safe Journey.
     
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    Derek you're an inspiration. But don't bring that bloody rain back with you :thumb:
     
  10. Jim

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    Safe journey mate, see you at Carmarthen:thumb:
     
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    Safe journey home Smudger.:thumb:
     
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    My Rapido Slime and pump would have sorted that for you no need to mess with tight wheel nuts

    Safe trip Smudger
     
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  13. tony garvin

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    Bon Voyage - Hope to catch up with you in the UK later in the year, only another 2 weeks for us in Spain and we'll be heading back to Blighty as well!:cry::cry::thumb:
     
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  14. Heyupluv

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    Keep safe Derek hope you are on the mend .....take the tyre to Kwik fit they sort it....:RollEyes:

    Mel
     
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