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  1. Dunroamin

    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 !!!!!!
  2. Dunroamin

    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...
  3. Dunroamin

    Putting a toe in the water

    Where were Gaslow 25 years ago? You made do and if you couldnt then you stayed at home.
  4. Dunroamin

    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.
  5. Dunroamin

    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.
  6. Dunroamin

    summer sun tour

    Its pissing down with rain!!! But we have nice Black Forest beer in the fridge.
  7. Dunroamin

    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...
  8. Dunroamin

    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.
  9. Dunroamin

    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...
  10. Dunroamin

    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...
  11. Dunroamin

    I am sorry,we only have instant

    Ours is a Bellman stovetop steamer.
  12. Dunroamin

    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.
  13. Dunroamin

    Putting a toe in the water

    We have an XT500 and an XT125 on the back and they get used.
  14. Dunroamin

    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??
  15. Dunroamin

    European Green Zone Stickers

    In Germany the stickers relate to your exhaust emissions,red,yellow,green.The zones are marked on entry .
  16. Dunroamin

    summer sun tour

    Lifes a beach. Looks better on a smart phone.
  17. Dunroamin

    I am sorry,we only have instant

    Having again been invited by Brits for a coffee and Ms immediately saying "sorry we only have instant".I dont know if I just look like someone who drinks real coffee or they say that to everyone.I have never asked. I dont drink much coffe but Heike does and reckons cup for cup real is cheaper...
  18. Dunroamin

    summer sun tour

    Getting back to Snails adventure,am I right that you have a 240 volt fridge ? and if so can you run it 24/7 without using EHU or turning it off at night?
  19. Dunroamin

    summer sun tour

    40 years ago I was on the sites in Germany subbing.A few weekends we would go to Czech drinking and whoring.As soon as you crossed the border near Nurmburg the Vietnamese would be there selling copy clothes and ciggies.On to Pils where the shop girls were more than willing.Halcyon days.I never...
  20. Dunroamin

    summer sun tour

    40 years ago would be 1978,at that time there were only 2 corridors for vehicular traffic from the West to Berlin and stopping on one was a recipe for trouble,you were timed and any large discrepancy would put you in deep poopoo.For a West German to visit the East they had to have family there...
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