Les Gens de Mer
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Today we drove from Amsterdam to Calais to catch the Channel ferry to Dover. Took less than 2 hours and was a much better experience than the Greek ferry from Ancona to Patras. For a ferry, it was very well appointed ship. Not a bad day when you consider we covered or crossed 4 countries, Netherlands, Belgium, France and ...
... that will give us a bit to read. That's about it, Russ has pulled down the annex, we will get ourselves ready for tomorrow, then just sit and read.
Tomorrow we plan to go to Alderstead Heath Caravan Park, south of London, I'm going to try and get in contact with the history lady about John Hochee, I would like to find out where he is buried and I'm also hoping she has some family contacts.
Love from Sue and ...
An hour-and-a-half later and four bottles of booze heavier, we disembarked the ferry at Calais and turned right towards Spain - at least that was the plan. The seagull who had hitched a ride on the boat all the way from Dover also decided to get off! Lance excitedly switched on the sat nav whilst Kyle drove - but ...
... site nearest the TGV line for me to enjoy seeing some trains - whilst there were trains they were not intrusive being in a deep cutting by where she picked and didn't disturb our sleep, and I never actually saw one of them.
The site has a nice pool and bar area but as we were out of season it was closed (even though the site is open all year ) and an open air gym too.
We were able to walk /buggy ride into Boulogne ...
... afternoon with the all female gendarmes trying to explain why I needed a stamp, which was for visa bounce.) Truth be told the gendarmes were so pleasant I kept wondering if i had blundered into a porno set. Each one that arrived with a smile to help was prettier than the one before. but I digress, The train itself is air conditioned boxes Preasurised(dunno why) your ears pop when you go down and they say leave the windows open( i guess ...
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