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We left Fecamp mid morning - the clouds were dark and blowing in off the sea. Just over 200km to our destination, Wimereux.
The camp site here is quirky. It has a red Indian theme. The French are so non-PC! We've been here before and it is close enough to Calais to make it an ideal spot. It's mostly statics of all shapes and sizes but a few yurts and some tepees in the summer, and 20 or so spaces for camping cars. It's big enough to take ...
... 10amps), and plenty of hot water.
We are perched on a hill, overlooking a wild sea, I hope the wind quietens by this evening, since at present, it is howling around the van.
After coffee and cream cakes, hair washing swings into action.
In the evening, we are even able to get some terrestrial Television, French Channels you would expect, after all, we are in France, but, we are also able ...
... 8220;lake” was created as a by-product of the slurry from the digging of the Chunnel and the top of the German bunker was sometimes visible when the water level dropped. These bunkers and gun emplacements were strategically placed to defend the coastline from invasion and we learned that the guns here could fire one tonne shells at a range of 40 km, enough to span the channel and reach the cities of Kent. The bunkers were also the site of radars that ...
... We were lucky, it was reasonably dry. But it was 8.00pm. would the campsite still be open? And the answer to that is NO. We pulled in and looked hopefully around. Finally a lovely young man ( yes! I am being flattering) emerged from a mobile home and asked if we wanted a pitch. He took us to a pitch, took ID and left us to it.
It was a good night - wet, but we had a good meal, a warm van and an excellent night's sleep.
... not to be left out, they have their own rallying cry which I believe goes in two parts, Starting with "Bet you can't" Ending with "bet I can" soon followed by "wheres the infirmary?"
We have managed to find some more Rillette. Rillette when added to baguette becomes a soul food unmatched by any other(though ably challenged by vegimite and baguette).
Rillette is shredded ...