Les Mini-lofts de Paul & Virginie
Travel Blogs from Wimereux
... produces spectacular views. Lots of camping cars stopping for mid morning break and admiring the view.
It's sunny as we arrive at the ferry terminal and queue to board. Once on the car deck, we are greeted by a lovely deckhand who told us that yesterday, they had to be towed out of harbour - but today was much better.
So, I left Rustington at 1220 having fed and watered Monty, dropped a couple of very noisy cats off at the cattery and spent some time at the salon - ouch! TMI I know!
Easy journey to Ashford. The sat nav said there were queues at checkin, but when we got there, we found only a couple of cars before us. Got to the right parking area for large vehicles and coaches and had a large drink - non alchoholic of course! Then the hairy ...
... pushers. We didn't get into the campground
until almost 7pm.
The scenery has been beautiful but, the
weather has been quite cold. It's only been in the low 60's and in
the 50's at night. The wind chill makes it bitterly cold. We had
decided to hop on a train and get south into a warmer climate with
After a nights rest we decided to scope
out the train service and get on the internet. We ...
... weather. We were also lucky to be able to join Lucie who is Anna's best friend and her family on their boat.
It was my first time trying my hand at wakeboarding. Everyone had a go, I was second in line, and with a tight squeeze in to the boots and a rude shock at the freezing water temperature I was cruising in no time. The first go I was useless but the second I managed to stand and by the third attempt I was almost a natural.
It was such a great experience and so much ...
... base here with the intention to invade England as well. Old bunkers line the cliffs which are quite amazing to see. Some of these bunkers have been change into war museums. WImereux was spared from much damage during the war.
We took a walk along the cliffs to the town of Boulogne sur Mer. A much bigger city with a bit of a industrial area for fishing, so unfortunately the nice looking beach is not for swimming with all of the pollutions entering the water.
We grabbed some ...