The old border crossing

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  1. phodetheus

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    We decided to cross the border from South West France into North East Spain via the old road rather than the motorway. This turned out to be the most brilliant of decisions and a scenic delight.

    Read the whole story on my blog at http://www.burfield-wallis.me.uk/the-old-border-crossing/
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  2. Clive

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    I've done that route and yes much nicer (y)
     
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    looks super, I wish it was me there
     
  4. Frentchy

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    We use this road regularly when we take a long weekend at campinglaguna.com; we normally stop for lunch at Port Bou and carry on to Spain on this road(y)
     
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    avoid toll roads ,avoid motor ways . even avoid dual carriageways thats how we travel .
    take your time drive into as many villages as you can . its a great adventure .
    now you have tried it keep doing it . much more fun .
     
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    Judge Mental Funster Deceased RIP

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    clear blue sky....sob sob
     
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    I have done that road with a double decker coach.
    when there was a strike on the border .
    and have done it many times with the caravan/ motorhome.
    realy nice road bit tight with the coach in places .
    views to dye for (and thought I might):(

    Mel
     
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    Yep done that route lovely trip. Pete (y)(y)(y)
     
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    I cant get the link to work.
     
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    nor I, clicking it doesn't work..

    I had to copy paste into the browser..
     
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    Im so glad you posted this. I shall look forward to reading all your blog travels this evening.
     
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    Thank you, hope you enjoy
     
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    I'm gazing at a similiar clear blue sky. The only difference is its in ******** Essex:(
     
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    it did it again, when I click "post reply" the page minimises. WTF is going on?
     
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    Love the write up and that camp site sounds fantastic (y)
     
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    I didn't mention a campsite
     
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    what a wonderful adventure you're having phodetheus, love reading the blog and seeing your world through your eyes, you most certainly made the right decision to go fulltiming..
    going to miss meeting up with you both again at the dorset meet..
     
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  19. phodetheus

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    Sorry dryad I cannot guarantee we won't be there :)

    We would very much like to come and see you all then if we can and maybe even break my leg or an arm this time :LOL:. Failing that we can just bore you all too tears with tales of our adventures.
     
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    I remember it going north, two up on a bike, some of those drops certainly focussed the mind especially when a big coach came towards us.
     
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