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... of flooding was such that we were not happy to try and drive through the heavy floods to get to the camp. So we knew that there was a site at Equihen-plage. We followed signs and they took us to an aire - just a stopping place with gravel and a water dump and fresh water.
We settled down and let the storm blow over.
Another good night.
So we poddled along from Canterbury to Dover this morning. We caught the 1230 ferry and sat for 3 hours whilst it fought its way through the weather in the English Channel. The food on board DFDS is not to be recommended.
Having arrived and got offloaded very rapidly, we drove a very short distance down the coast to a camp site which is open ...
The shop is closed, the restaurants serves a very limited menu, with healthy food stuffs like
sausages, chips, mushy peas, and mash potatoes. These culinary highlights can be complemented by a lukewarm drink of your own liking, like coke or orange juice.
Still beats swimming, though, so mustn't grumble! And my car has been parked right at the front of the car deck, so mine is the first car to get off the ship, or down with it ...
Bye for ...
Also during my time there I volunteered with L'Arche nearby. I started in the gardens where they grow and sell their own vegetables. It was quite hard for me to fit in though as they could only speak French and that I wasn't able to contribute as much as I had hoped too because the people know what they need to do and didn't really need help, so I felt I was in the way more than I was helping.
Nonetheless, after surviving the week, ...
... by a token which lasts for 8 minutes. The disabled facilities are a large wet room which is a little chilly come late September. There are facilities for Motorhomes as well as Caravans and tents, the site also offers Tepees for those who want the Wild West experience too. We stayed two nights here and found it a quite busy place with outfits coming and going for Ferries at Calais.
Stephanie also picked a pitch at the end ...