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Basic hotel, but clean and a comfy bed. Tea making facilities are BAB though, just had a very dubious 'tea' from the vending machine that was comprised of hot lemon and congealed milk. Time for a well earned sleep, thank god we got on the earlier ...
... any fisherwomen). Wielding exceptionally long rods (and each of them had at least two, and some even had six) they were casting into the river and catching, as far as we saw in the twenty minutes we were in the park – nothing. But it was relaxing just watching them on a beautiful autumn afternoon.
Next morning, we were off to Wimereux (just north of Boulogne-sur-Mer) and saw us getting up at 7AM. Coming back from our weekly shower (that’s a joke everyone) we saw ...
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.
... conked out, so it was a bit of a hairy start to the trip! Fortunately, by sheer good luck, we all regrouped about half an hour down the road.
Apart from torrential rain for about an hour, when the windscreen wipers couldn't cope even on double-time, the trip was fairly uneventful - except for what should have been a straightforward skirting of Rouen. The bridge our route should have passed over was closed for repairs, and it took ...
Chatoo - our cat - we miss you loads already...
Things we won't miss:
The washing up
The room cleans - particularly pubic hairs in the showers and toilets!
packed lunch making
Nearly letting the fires go out
Basically all the chores - whoich we have been so lucky are few and far between in reality compared to the fun we have had!
Ben ******* massive ***** every day of the trip and getting ...