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We needed supplies, so toddled along to the nearest supermarket.
Leaving Fecamp, we wandered up the coast so that we would be able to camp within easy reach of Dunkirk and the ferry.Weather was horrible, so we thought we would get to our stop early.
We had planned to go back to Wimereux and the site we stopped at on the first nightt. But ...
... br> Used the ACSI card to get a pitch, 2 showers and electric fo 14 euros.
Made our way to the allotted pitch. Drove on and then couldn't find the electric point! Super bloke from 2 pitches up, showed us where the electric point was and suggested that we abandon the pich for one closer to the power. Which we did of course!
Also during my time there I volunteered with L'Arche nearby. I started in the gardens where they grow and sell their own vegetables. It was quite hard for me to fit in though as they could only speak French and that I wasn't able to contribute as much as I had hoped too because the people know what they need to do and didn't really need help, so I felt I was in the way more than I was helping.
Nonetheless, after surviving the week, ...
... site nearest the TGV line for me to enjoy seeing some trains - whilst there were trains they were not intrusive being in a deep cutting by where she picked and didn't disturb our sleep, and I never actually saw one of them.
The site has a nice pool and bar area but as we were out of season it was closed (even though the site is open all year ) and an open air gym too.
We were able to walk /buggy ride into Boulogne ...
Travel down the coast road to Boulogne Sur Mer stopping at 'Battery Todd' Impressive battery aimed at the English Coast.Arrived in Boulogne Sur Mer for the night. Great camping Aire on the cliff top overlooking Boulogne. Cycled in to the centre to check out the old medieval walled town. Huge Cathedral overlooking the ...