Travel Blogs from Le Touquet
5th June - Thursday
Heard from Margaret, the missing bag has turned up intact with everything still in it, that is good. A lovely sunny day with a breeze, ...
... the landscape as visibility was very poor. At first we thought it was fog but when it did not lift, we needed another explanation.
It does not feel like Anzac Day. This morning we caught up on the news from home - lots of references to dawn services attended at significant places. Here it is not mentioned and we are not very ...
... in my bed. I put my sad face on but it doesn't seem to wash.We were heading for a French passion....I got really excited as I imagined a gorgeous French boy dog wearing a beret clenching a single red rose between his butt cheeks, however my hopes were dashed when I learnt that French passion is the French equivalent of Brit Stops and we were in fact heading for a pig farm.
Ohhh.. off for a walk, will get back to you later..
And OFF we go again!!
It was a much more easier Goodbye to everyone on the UK this time, knowing it wouldn't be so long till we were back.
Got down to Calais the night before to make for an easy passage the next day on the Ferry which was very quiet and non-eventful.
We didn't head too far on our first night, it was quite late and driving on ...
... produces spectacular views. Lots of camping cars stopping for mid morning break and admiring the view.
It's sunny as we arrive at the ferry terminal and queue to board. Once on the car deck, we are greeted by a lovely deckhand who told us that yesterday, they had to be towed out of harbour - but today was much better.