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We are now staying with Craig's relatives in Hythe, Kent for a couple of days. Today we spent the day at Port Lympne Wild Animal Park and had a great time. We especially loved the big cats, gorillas and baboons. The park is in a great location overlooking the English Channel and the animals have great places to ...
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 ...
... 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.
... his car also. I then approach the counter and begin my paperwork when the Aussie returns.
The attendant excuses himself for a minute whilst he attempts to finalise the Aussie and then it begins:
Attendant: Sign here for the damage report and you can go.
Aussie: (to wife) Are we covered by our insurance?
Attendant: Sir, you have cover but you can reduce the excess and/or take Loss Insurance.
Aussie: What do ...