Residence du Rivage Chez Gino
Travel Blogs from Etaples
... quick look around town, a nice little town, which is a mixture old old and not so new. There was a lovely fruit and vegies shop so we stocked up and also bought some strawberries.
Our new home is in the grounds of a Chateau, with cabins, a ...
... 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 ...
The World according to Billie 2
O.K. We've eventually arrived in France and these are the highlights so far:-
* Found two and a half tennis balls. Apparently I've got a good hit rate as I find more than I loose, the half ball was my favourite as I hadn't had a ball for ages.
* The car parks appear to be improving.
* I vomited all over the camper-van after I drank loads of sea water (the pensioners didn't appear to ...
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.