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  1. snail

    Using the 'ignore' button....

    Thanks Paul
  2. snail

    Happy New Year to everyone!

    Hi everyone happy New year! Just come back from a ride round north end of Cotswolds bit fresh on the scoot but 12c with dry roads not too bad
  3. snail

    Christmas time

    A very merry Christmas and New year to all 365 ers wherever you are...enjoy Bri n Jan
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    things for sale etc

    Vango tunnel tent, Givi rack for top box, another years good health! And a lottery win! What's with all this junk advertising on here?
  5. snail

    Catch up?

    Hi all, since coming back from our 4500 mile summer tour the van has needed a bit of work, having had our lh side mirror smashed off the last week in france! New one fitted £150 and that was after scouring the web! Had to take toilet out as rinse water leak when using the flush, fault was easy...
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    Cooking without oven?

    We do have an oven, but if not you can get a Tefal saute pan (deep sided fry pan) with a lid and use this dry with the gas just on simmer, also you could get a trivet to stand in the bottom, if you look at there optimal range the pans have removable handles so easier to store
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    summer sun tour

    So Dunroamin, I cant be interested in WW2 history now then? defeated think you got that the wrong way round? don't know I even bother seeya
  8. snail

    summer sun tour

    Hi guys, we have been stopping here and there along the coast 16 years since last this way! Things have moved on a bit more and more Aires are now card payments with barriers, cheaper ones you have to pay for water usually 2 euro, unfortunately with the newer bornes if you have to pay for water...
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    summer sun tour

    Sorry Chris we missed you we were in carnac but rammed so went to quiberon, moved on a few times since now up on cote de granite rose, generally good weather but busy everywhere last night the Aires which has 7 places had 28 vans on, All the best everyone snails
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    summer sun tour

    Hi all in the Vandee at the moment, Notre Dame de Monts, lovely place with two Aires at 8 euro, super u express in centre Ville with laundry, loads of bars and pattisserirs and at least 3 miles of sandy beach still in the high 20s 2 markets a week, will be hard to leave, free WiFi in tourist...
  11. snail

    summer sun tour

    Hi all, we are just north of Royan at La Palmyre, last time here 18 years ago, still lovely place two big Aires a bit dear at 12 euro? Still good weather Not much else to say really as I'm sure most of you are well aquainted with France Enjoy your travels Snails
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    summer sun tour

    well hi folks, yes we are in france, came in from Italian border along the French Riviera Nice, Antibes etc, Plod was on the border stopped and asked if had any unwanted passengers! Didn't need any welcome signs to know we were in France as a roundabout every 500 metres! and yes its very nice...
  13. snail

    summer sun tour

    Hi folks, not much free WiFi so bit of a catch up The toll free route through Austria worked a treat, but slow as mostly two lane and not much overtaking possible, very scenic, except after leaving a small town on a downhill stretch Mr Plod jumped out in front of me with his speed gun! 35 euro...
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    summer sun tour

    Hi folks, still in Germany just! Dumroamin if you mean me no I don't have a compressor fridge Ok so we decided against a visit to Dachou concentration camp oops sorry I meant memorial, we are presently in Fussen at the end of the Romantic road? So was it any good? I have to say no mainly...
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    summer sun tour

    Hi been down to the town tonight and everyone is enjoying the festival with umpa bands playing and lots of Bavarian national dress, good atmosphere and not a copper in sight! Bratwurst and pommes all round! But very hot had to come back early to open up van else too hot to sleep, mostly been...
  16. snail

    In search of summer sun?

    Hi Al, Bob how's the van conversion going? Why don't you start a thread on it so we can keep up to date with some piccies of course
  17. snail

    Passing away.

    Can't begin to imagine how you are feeling, but best wishes from us both BRI n Jan
  18. snail

    summer sun tour

    Hi Folks, been a while since finding free wifi so an update on our travels... we left Belgium behind and crossed into Germany near to Cologne and boy was I glad to be on the motorway, I know this is industrial heartland but so busy! and the motorways being free are just as busy as ours with road...
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    In search of summer sun?

    Hi all presently in Soest, Germany, sun out shorts and flip flops, on Aires city motel 8 euro, moving to mohnesse lake tomorrow, dambusters mohne dam, Stopped few times in Belgium, by a windmill free, at Menin gate, Ypres, 8 euro with Ehu, and by the central canal free with the biggest boat lift...
  20. snail

    In search of summer sun?

    Eric, check the Lundy trip office by Verity for notices you may get lucky and see The Waverly paddle steamer come in, usually visits during summer, Alan what has Bob bought? Iveco twin wheeler, i guess it will be that camoflague colour!
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