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    Hi,Coola, We are at a place salled Demre on the coast in Turkey.Weather not wonderful but its...

    Hi,Coola, We are at a place salled Demre on the coast in Turkey.Weather not wonderful but its ok.Next week we will go farther South to Kemer near Antalya where we can sort out a few things on the truck at a mates workshop.All the towns here have a specific area for repairs with shops and...
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    summer sun tour

    Hi Snail,you werent even born when the war was on,I dont understand people who want to live in the past,its over!!!!!! Apart from which the English must be the only nation in the world that celebrates defeat,Normandy Landings !!!!!!
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    Putting a toe in the water

    As far as I know in GB "Weights and Measures check and control the pumps and lead seals are affixed to prevent tampering.European mainland no idea.But as you say there are them as can and the others. Years ago nearly everyone who went South relied upon campsite owners or local garages to fill...
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    Putting a toe in the water

    Where were Gaslow 25 years ago? You made do and if you couldnt then you stayed at home.
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    Putting a toe in the water

    Done properly using brass fittings and copper tube,connecting only before you fill,not a problem. I can solder with the best of them and at one time had a Corgi ticket,long expired now.
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    Putting a toe in the water

    Years ago we did just that,had a lpg connector on the box and connected it to the gas bottle to fill.The pump attendant couldnt see where the gas went and probably didnt care.
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    summer sun tour

    Its pissing down with rain!!! But we have nice Black Forest beer in the fridge.
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    summer sun tour

    Got back to Germany last week,did theTUV and inspection for the"Historic Vehicle"new plate with H number.Lost the "Showmans"number as we dont do events anymore and now we have to pay road tax,190Euros a year.At Heikes mums for another week or so then on to "Sahara Willys"at the end of the...
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    Putting a toe in the water

    Dont be surprised to find that more than half of the entries in the French aires books are campsites.Dont know France Passion,we buy our wine at the Bodega/Vintner where you have more choice of the regional wines.
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    Putting a toe in the water

    Hi Al, we keep our Fray Bentos pies in a cupboard. Not knocking Gaslow ,its just not for us. We brought Ayak,our dog as a paid for puppy out of Turkey 17 years ago and just a few years before they had a massive earthquake and put a huge tax on fuel to pay for the damage.The Turks started their...
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    Putting a toe in the water

    I suppose lpg systems are ok if you only go where you can get it.If you prefer the Campos to the Costas then and the Algarve to the Barragems then ok.Its 29 degrees here in the Midi Pyrenees,how much fun is it cooking in your van? Your plastic fantastique comes with an absorber fridge that eats...
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    I am sorry,we only have instant

    Ours is a Bellman stovetop steamer.
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    I am sorry,we only have instant

    Heike grinds her beans fresh with a hand grinder and makes her coffee in a 6 cup Espresso can.We also have anEspresso machine with milk foamer for on the gas. No need for lekky and can make it outside.
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    Putting a toe in the water

    We have an XT500 and an XT125 on the back and they get used.
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    summer sun tour

    Odd the weather report says you have 20 degrees today and 19 tomorrow,are you sure you dont have a magnifying glass in front of the thermometer??
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