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Travel Blogs from Wimereux
I was reminded the other night by a good friend that I ought to do another update for our blog - my initial response was ‘Do people really want to know that our recent trip away was a bit of washout?’. I was reassured that, ‘good or bad’, it is still worth doing so here goes …..
After Christmas we flew out to the boat via New York - it was meant to be an just an overnight stop before flying onwards but ...
And OFF we go again!!
It was a much more easier Goodbye to everyone on the UK this time, knowing it wouldn't be so long till we were back.
Got down to Calais the night before to make for an easy passage the next day on the Ferry which was very quiet and non-eventful.
We didn't head too far on our first night, it was quite late and driving on ...
... get to see, and I've loved every minute of it, it's slightly depressing to think that the adventure is over, but it's not really it's just starting.
Next adventure is in Cyprus for the wedding and it's going to be a very busy time for us as we still have to sort out wedding papers, outfits, bridesmaid dresses, flowers etc.
I'll come back and tell you about the wedding.
We had a very relaxing morning in camp before setting to out towards Calais. We hopped off the auto-route near Calais and took the scenic route from there to Wimereux. The road wound its way along the coastline, offering plenty of panoramic view points. The cliffs, small towns and the farmland that ran almost to the edge of the limestone cliffs reminded us of the cliffs on Whidbey Island, Washington. Our first stop along this scenic drive was at Cap Blanc Nez. ...
... driving onto the train. I've never done it before. David has always driven the car onto the coach and I have watched. It was OK. Then we waited. And we waited longer. Apparently the points in front of the train were jammed and we eventually left - backwards. And we went backwards all the way to Coquelles. Fine, so we now drive off. No! A car in the carriage in front of ours had broken down, The pling would not de-mobilise ...