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An uneventful, but very wet and windy trip home - feels as though winter is on its way.
Our Autumn trip was later this year because of the wedding and we thought we might be taking a risk with the weather. In fact we were very lucky and except for a couple of days ,we had fantastic weather. The thing that made the ...
... it, we decided to use the peage from Cambrai to J3 nr St Omer, then the free motorway to Boulogne and then on to Wissant, the first MH Aire we had stopped at on the way out.
Using the peage meant Rob could relax a bit after driving so many miles, and we could arrive there early enough to have lunch and then a walk ...
... a while trying to find a big enough taxi to take us 2 miles down the road to the Premier Inn, we finally got to bed around midnight. Barry set off the next day on shuttle bus/train/bus and walk to get the campervan. It had all been fixed from the accident last year, and the shower tray reinforced. He got back at 2.30 at we set off to Northwich and a Tesco's to stock up. English hummous, Rachel's coconut yoghurt, Linda McCartney vegie sausages and Barry's curries! The battery ...
... not). Walking through the hills we were eating blackberries as per usual they tasted delicious! Along the way we were distrusted by a Bull a bull in the middle of the track just looking at us deciding weather we should go past or go back we thought the safest option would be to go around the bull but to do that we had to cross a stream the challenge was on Dad went first and carefully got across, ...
After Simon, Rachel and Leanne arrive at our house at 8am we set off for Folkestone and our 1.50 pm tunnel crossing.
Our 35 minute crossing will see us arrive at Calais and then the 3 hour drive to Disneyland and our hotel for the next four nights, the Newport Bay Club Hotel
So we set off at 7am and apart from a very slow 7 miles of traffic around Stamford which delayed us for around ...