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... of flooding was such that we were not happy to try and drive through the heavy floods to get to the camp. So we knew that there was a site at Equihen-plage. We followed signs and they took us to an aire - just a stopping place with gravel and a water dump and fresh water.
We settled down and let the storm blow over.
Another good night.
So we poddled along from Canterbury to Dover this morning. We caught the 1230 ferry and sat for 3 hours whilst it fought its way through the weather in the English Channel. The food on board DFDS is not to be recommended.
Having arrived and got offloaded very rapidly, we drove a very short distance down the coast to a camp site which is open ...
The shop is closed, the restaurants serves a very limited menu, with healthy food stuffs like
sausages, chips, mushy peas, and mash potatoes. These culinary highlights can be complemented by a lukewarm drink of your own liking, like coke or orange juice.
Still beats swimming, though, so mustn't grumble! And my car has been parked right at the front of the car deck, so mine is the first car to get off the ship, or down with it ...
Bye for ...
... there allowed us to get our affairs sorted without having to incur too many expenses.
We have enjoyed a number of different activities over the stay, starting with a visit from Anna's Aunty and a evening with Anna's sister and her boyfriend where they cooked a special snack for us, Frog Legs!, they look totally unappealing when they are raw, like human legs, but are quite nice to eat. We spent part of the night playing caps and dancing, great ...
... 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 ...