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A very uneventful and boring day of French Auto routes. The only thing worth noting is the appalling standard of French driving! (Not the first time we’ve noticed it either). We circumnavigated Paris and unsurprisingly as would be expected in the French capital, we were cut up several times by Parisian Mercs, but the rest of them too? Tsk…tsk! Right up our rear end; undertaking because they ...
... Chris and Rosa for their magnificent hospitality.
On the road at 9:30 after fuelling up with "Gazole"........then the rain started. I have nearly 600kms ahead of me so I really want good driving conditions.
Off we go in the little Opel Corsa, out onto the motorway and time for a squirt......170kmh is "all she wrote". Honestly, I was happy with that top end, especially on a very wet motorway ...
Lovely quiet campsite. Only two other caravans on site. Swimming pool + small mini-golf. Showers/Toilets. Electric hook-ups. Set on edge of forrest. Walks from back of campsite into forrest. Easy access from A20 just south of Chatearoux Junction 14.
... task of the day is to fill up with petrol. Every one is at the station, so we queue up. There is the biggest Great Dane I have ever seen and 2 donkeys with it (the Dog is bigger). Don't know what is going on - But we are in France! and the petrol cap goes on first time!
Made it! We approach the Hotel for the night and the finish line. As we wait for our results (points) we are handed a glass of ...