Hotel Le Carnot
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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 ...
... the mud to get hooked up, we gladly took up our neighbours offer of a cup of tea.
They had been fulltiming, mostly in Spain for years. And they gave us some very useful tips. We will get a small electric kettle and a low power fan heater.
And so to food and bed - listening to the persistent rain.
Exhausted but having sooo much fun.
This morning I woke on time and after a quick breakfast and a cup of coffeee, I was ready to leave at about 6.45am. The trip to Calais was uneventful; just a few queus and a lot of slow,moving traffic. Having stopped twice on the way for a cup of coffee and a bathroom visit, I arrived at Calais Port at 12.15pm. Sailing time of the ferry was 1.30pm, with check in at 12.45pm. It is now, however, 2.15pm, so we have already got a delay of 45 minutes. The ship itself has ...
... 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 ...
... was to have walked along the White Cliffs of Dover to the South Foreland Lighthouse with spectacular views over the English Channel, but what with the adverse weather, the hike is out of the question. We still get to see some pretty impressive views of the cliffs, especially from St. Margaret’s Bay and above the ferry terminal.