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O.K. We've eventually arrived in France and these are the highlights so far:-
* Found two and a half tennis balls. Apparently I've got a good hit rate as I find more than I loose, the half ball was my favourite as I hadn't had a ball for ages.
* The car parks appear to be improving.
* I vomited all over the camper-van after I drank loads of sea water (the pensioners didn't appear to ...
... to travel and went to book it at a few mins past midnight it had gone up to £105 as it was now " the same day ". So we parked up in a campervan car park and booked for the next day ( Saturday ) to save money. We considered walking into Calais but we were even too lazy for that - definitely travel weary. When we left Brussels it was 25 degrees but here in Calais it is pretty cold. This does not bode well for the ...
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Dont worry, only three weeks to go and another long distance coach journey ! (please no more Anchor Man !)
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... some Belgian guys and two free beers! That's more like it...though an 8% beer on an empty stomach does go right to your head. I got out of there after dark and snagged some fast food (kebabs, sausage, and fries) in Ypres. Good thing it was night though, as the sights in town are all lit up at night. The Cloth Hall was huge at night, but the best was Menin Gate. It is a WWI memorial, with something like 55,000 names inscribed on it. A rather good day in Europe.
Started: Ghent, Belgium
Ended: Calais, France
Distance Travelled: 147km
Well, here we are, in France, a stones throw from the white cliffs of Dover, ready to tackle the final leg of our European voyage. We're staying tonight in what’s known as an Aire (pronounced airy), which is basically a car park designated as a suitable place for campervans to park for the night. Its free, near the beach, and we can see the ferries ...