Tag: Caravanning

Break for the Border – NE France; Sézanne to Vilsberg

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If you want to experience adrenaline, drive a large caravan around Paris.

If you want to experience adrenaline; drive a large caravan around Paris.

To increase the thrill still further; be a passenger in the tow vehicle!

Continue reading “Break for the Border – NE France; Sézanne to Vilsberg”

“Auray or Bust” – An Exercise in Combative Cycling for 80-Year Olds!

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The port of St Goustin, Auray. We got there eventually. But could we get back…?!

A 14 mile cycle ride. We set off at 10am and arrived back just before 6pm!

8 hours, for much of which we were either lost or missing someone. We did the most technical bit of single track that I have ever ridden, which was interesting since at least half of the party were on electric shopping bikes. And we nearly got into a fight! Continue reading ““Auray or Bust” – An Exercise in Combative Cycling for 80-Year Olds!”

Operation Overload – A Caravan Catastrophe!

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06:00 in torrential rain. Our EVENTUAL departure for Normandy.

A Caravan Catastrophe, a Delayed Departure & some Emergency Extinguishing!

We were on the way out of the door because we had just received a phone call; “Your caravan is ready to collect from its service.”

The second phone call, ten minutes later, informed us “Your caravan is unfit to drive.”

The word ‘axle’ was mentioned, as were the words “it is your fault and not covered under warranty.”

That was the bad news. Along with “And so we are homeless!” of course! Continue reading “Operation Overload – A Caravan Catastrophe!”