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    another lovely uk winter wonderland

    france?too cold in france this time of year. floods, wind etc thats why i started going straight to santander. used to call in to friends on the way down through france but havnt seen some for years. mind france was good for chestnuts this time of year . used to be loads by the wayside on the...
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    another lovely uk winter wonderland

    there was something i think on fun about ferry starting soon. carlos was taking bookings i believe.
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    another lovely uk winter wonderland

    think it might be ferries going across now. mind with this fuss about southern africa do you chance it? i,m not even happy about going across to eu at all , get in a lockdown and it can be a bit not so good. never mind been raining here this morning but looking like it might clear abit...
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    another lovely uk winter wonderland

    well i had a nice 30mile ride out. weather great today .nice and sunny bit of warmth in the sun but cool in the shady bits. but its nice to have a ride out when the weather looks ok. still a few m,homers around , beaches quiet though. newquay almost like there is no holiday makers around. bet...
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    another lovely uk winter wonderland

    well hope you have a good time and not caught in any lock downs etc. nice here at moment shall be m,bike out today for awhile. do more on my mbike than in the truck these days. does 25miles to the ltr so not too expensive to run. mind wears tyres out every year now. might get rid of the...
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    another lovely uk winter wonderland

    so how many of us are spending winter in this lovely wonderland this year? cornwall is getting quieter now and there are loads of places to get a free night stop. did get uite busy in october and the first week of november but it seems quieter now. still a few motorhomers in the campsites...
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    summer holidays .

    never stops . i,m on an adventure every day. when i was working it was always go to work one way then come back another,etc .i still do that when out visiting friends or going shopping etc. yes in spain i have a few places i like to visit while over there. november is canyon del rio lobos then...
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    summer holidays .

    hi, used to be one of the places where on an evening the local fishing families had a beach fire and cooked some fish. we got invited and always kept a few tins of uk beer or a bottle of cider to give them. like many of the old little villages on the coast they were only fishing villages the...
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    summer holidays .

    hi. used to be nice stopping on the sea front road in la mamola ,or at the carpark bit of land at the east end . changed about twenty years ago and it got that guardia moved most on . but it was a great place in the 90,s good place for snorkeling and spear fishing . plus nice friendly bars and...
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    summer holidays .

    may-june can very often be a good time. weather getting warm and not so many tourists around. not that they bother me ,but it can get crowded in the middle of summer. follow the coasts is good ,or just zigzagging from inland to inland places . forget tourist guides .they miss the natural...
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    summer holidays .

    soon be time for full ferries etc . be better when this global warming gets to uk . nice and sunny in cornwall today ,might get another nice ride out on my m,bike. got to make use of all the sunny days. went st ives yesterday busy but not really busy. then up the coast hayle perranporth...
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    summer holidays .

    that purple truck is next to my truck and trailer even now. changed owners but still here alot of the time. purple bob is heading this way november i think. in his purple people eater van.
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    summer holidays .

    it can be hard to know which way to go. having had my trailer etc for twenty one years now its almost a real part of my life. mind i still have the teardrop caravan i used behind my trike in the 90,s ,,,and the roof tent i had on my vw t2 i had . i like keeping them but they dont quite fit...
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    summer holidays .

    luckily i can kip on the back seat in my truck so i very often get a couple of nights away and get away with it . no chairs or tables outside but just look like a truck parked up. leave my trailer at home. never know might get something a bit smaller in van form to get away with it. i think its...
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    summer holidays .

    so long as you are having fun and enjoying life thats the main thing. the more i visit places in the south west the more i find some of the places i havnt been for years and years seem better than many of the european places been going through in the last twenty years. i remember my parents...
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