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A Postcard from Quiberon – Part 1

Can I Look At Your Fuse Box?

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It would be hard not to fall in love with Quiberon.

Blighted by Breakages, Technology & French Fusion Cuisine; a Trip To The Vet; THE Most Expensive Fish in the World and – A Road Trip to Nowhere!

It would be hard not to fall in love with Quiberon – shady, pine-scented woods; lanes fragranced with honeysuckle; chocolate–box villages of stone cottages, fringed with hydrangeas and hollyhocks and a Neolithic stone monument at every turn.

And what about our first view of Quiberon bay? Two steps from our caravan were mirror-flat waters, like a jewel-blue infinity pool, fringed by a dramatic, sweeping arc of white sand. Carnac to the left and Quiberon, at the far end of the peninsula, were like mystical, golden cities, picked out by the evening sunshine. But all this tranquil nature belied a technological trauma in the caravan. Continue reading “A Postcard from Quiberon – Part 1”

Livin’ the Dream Week 3 – The Great Continental Divide

 

 

We have this…this…and these…

 

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… so look out France, here we come!

In preparation for stepping off the edge of the known world (ie catching the ferry from Portsmouth to tour France for 3 months!) and some pre-departure root canal work, we moved from Portland to the New Forest Centenary Site.

Not only that, we did it IN THE SUNSHINE, with no breakages or near death experiences. In fact, we pitched so seamlessly that we had time for a relaxing, post-arrival cup of tea with home-made lime drizzle cake, replete with fresh raspberries and blueberries. I think we’re getting the hang of this caravanning lark. Most pleasing.

Of course, that meant it was all going far too swimmingly… Continue reading “Livin’ the Dream Week 3 – The Great Continental Divide”