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... have also never ever seen a queue as long either but it is well worth it! every morning we would get 2 different pastries and we bought a glass bottle for €2 and the nice lady fills it with freshly squeezed orange juice for 55 cents! Breakfast of champions! Next would be the crucial decision of pool or beach... For the first 2 days we went to the pool where we could layout on the grass and have a few games of ping pong (I still haven't won a game yet grrrr) the last 2 days ...
Checked out of our paris home and had a casual journey to gare de Lyon - till I realised the train went at 10.07 not 10.30! Luckily we just made the train! Our first class seats were spacious though not all together and no table. Rich played loads of cards while I got up to date with this. Easy journey to our ...
... Thursday 30 July
Left that anchorage mid morning and headed around the coast anti-clockwise We tried to go to one of the coves which has many caves which were inhabited back in the bronze age, but this crowded so we pushed on a few miles further. Found one cove which was full of motor boats on moorings and one yacht at anchor. Ensured we were secure by dropping our kedge anchor and just took it easy.
Friday 31 July
Headed further anti-clockwise ...
... sailing so we arrived at the campsite after getting a little bit lost on the final hint for this site at about 5:30, some 8 hours from when we set off.. On arrival we checked in and they told us to go and find a pitch, I quite like this but Lorna was none to impressed, after all that driving, she just wanted I be told where to park up but it did give us the flexibility to find a spot which we like and suited! It's a massive site with nearly 800 pitches, all quite shaded so ...
... strong head wind or cross wind, keeping a steady pace up the hills was EXHAUSTING!! We finally made it to L'Escala and, spotting a supermarket, decided a picnic lunch by the beach was in order. It is always fun looking at supermarkets in other countries and this was no exception. Armed with bread, cheese, olives etc, we followed the bike track down to the beach and set up our smorgasbord. From here it was a mere 10km to our ...
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