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... 15th. We drive the short drive to Cologne (Köln in German) and find a pitch in the campsite, carefully avoiding the Umwelt zone as always. Friday is a dull chores day so that on Saturday we can play all day. We manage to get washing done and have a reasonable nights’ sleep so that we are all set for Saturday. In the morning, Jonny enjoys his Birthday breakfast and a couple of cards, then we head into Cologne using a day travelcard with unlimited bus and tram ...
So we arrived at citi Europe in Calais for a few French favourites. Mindful of the immigrant problems as planned Michael stayed in the van with the boys, who didn't want to go shopping whilst Harvey and I did a supermarket sweep. We arrived at the tunnel on time and have now left France for the last leg of our ...
... to find a man in our seats with his work and breakfast spread across our two seats. People who travel on the Eurostar regularly don't go to the added expense of booking a seat, they just take their chances. Luckily there were two spare seats one row back with a good window aspect other wise it would have been 'hosta la vista baby' - breakfast spread or no! The trip from UK to Calais is only about 30 mins and then you are in belle France. We ...
We left the campsite at 8.30 arriving at Calais by 11.45 and luckily managed to get on the earlier ferry of 13.30. This was good because it meant that we could unpack all our bits and pieces whilst on the drive, then take our motorhome back to Woolmans Wood and still be home again at a reasonable hour. This we did.
Our total mileage was 1673 and we loved every minute of it. Roll on next ...
Flee to France,
Smuggle to England,
Get to Somewhere I don't know, where ever the truck is going,
It's a bit like the hobo's jumping a rail car in the US midwest to reach the gold filled streets of California in the 1930's. Quiet sad really.
So the police now have to set up guards at the slow points and queues near the ports to stop the break in's.