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De kogel is door de kerk! Dinsdag 1 juli vertrekken Marloes en ik voor ongeveer 2 en een half jaar naar het buitenland. Het plan in het kort is om met de auto door Scandinavië te rijden,in Helsinki de autosleutels over te dragen aan Tom & Danique om vervolgens met de trein via St.Petersburg naar Moskou te reizen. Vanaf daar willen we met …
... which is now a luxury!) I washed my dirty clothes, washed the bugs off the front of Lily and then waxed it to try to prevent less bug stickage!! So, that was all yesterday. Today, I have spent literally the whole day driving round holland being sent from place to place to get things fixed. The caravan shop I was hoping could help only dealt with caravans, but referred me somewhere else which was 20mins in the general direction I wanted to be going anyway - it was closed for ...
... Islands accessed by ferry and now UNESCO rated and protected.When the tide is out some can be accessed by a mud flat walk (about 6 kms) led by a nature park guide.Seals are seen sunbathing on the sand banks.These small island resorts are quite different to Australian coastal resorts.In places the foreshore sand is leased to companies hiring cane/canvas beach chairs called "Strandkorb"which seat 2 people.There are many little beach cafes selling ...
... for a barbeque with a western theme. We had very silly costumes - an inflated horse with legs hanging over so it looked as though we were riding!
Then Jim appeared in the same! Everyone had dressed up except Eileen & he had to 'drink some forfeits'. The evening was a riot (not least because Steve had bought some 11.5% beer) & ended in the early hours.
None of us were very bright this morning, Steve especially wasn't firing on ...
... the Lofoten Islands – To begin with, let me say that neither of us had even heard of the Lofoten Islands but as we were driving north, many people recommended the Lofotens to us, so we thought that maybe Eirin knew what she was talking about!
Driving down the coast of Norway, we discovered firsthand how twisty the roads are and when you talk about the roads following the coast – they do! Sometimes not even a metre from the water ...
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