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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 ...
I managed to fit in a quick day trip to Lens to see the Louvre outpost there and also connect with a doctoral student I met last summer. We met there, went to the Louvre, had lunch, and then walked to the top of one of "les terrils" and drank some champagne. It was a lovely day all around. I am fond of coal mining towns because of my own geneology. The town has preserved these large coal mountains as a reminder of the hard work and sacrifice of the coal miners.
... je moc hezky a ma maly bazen, ktery je uplne jako by byl nekde v hotelu. Je tu dost aktivit jak pro velke, tak pro male a maji tu restauraci. Zitra nejspis navstivime Dunkerque a pak najdeme jiny kemp na posledni noc, protoze kdybychom jeli zpatky sem, tak bychom si zbytecne zajeli smerem na vychod a pak bychom museli zpatky na zapad to Calais ve ctvrtek. Takze tohle je mozna nase posledni zprava pred navratem do Coventry ve ...
... get to see, and I've loved every minute of it, it's slightly depressing to think that the adventure is over, but it's not really it's just starting.
Next adventure is in Cyprus for the wedding and it's going to be a very busy time for us as we still have to sort out wedding papers, outfits, bridesmaid dresses, flowers etc.
I'll come back and tell you about the wedding.
... it looked like there was nowhere to moor up. The pontoon shown on our chart said it was on the starboard side and yes there was a flimsy sort of pontoon there but it was for a private boat and there were boats moored on that side that looked like they have not moved for ages. On the other side there were some other boats and as we turned round to have a look, someone came out and called to us that we could moor alongside them. They were 3 Red Ensigns and we had not noticed ...
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