Week 34: Toulouse to the Île d’Oléron via Bordeaux

Monday and it was raining in Toulouse. We had wanted to cycle in to the old town and have a mooch around, but it was that fine rain that will soak you in seconds., so instead we sorted some chores and then headed out to the Supermarket and Garage to fill up with food and…

Week 33: Canal du Midi, France to Toulouse

We decided that our tour of France, this time would involved heading northwest from the Mediterranean to Toulouse via the Canal du Midi – or as much as we could with a 7.4 metre long (8 metres with the bikes), 3.1 metre high (with the Satellite dome) 3850 Kilogramme Motorhome! We set off from our…

Week 32: Cambrils, Spain to St-Jean-Pla-de-Corts, France

We left the lovely campsite in Cambrils and followed our instincts into the mountains, stopping at a site in Prades. Prades sits in the Muntanyes de Prades, and the area is stunning, just what we needed after the coast. On our way up, we headed off to Carrefour and stocked up with a few bits,…

Places We’ve Stayed (2)

PART TWO: September to December 2019 These are in the order we stayed and not country order. OK – we wouldn’t mind staying again if passing; LOVE – we would go again; NO – we would never stay again. TYPE – ACSI; CC – Campercontact APP; SP – Stellplatz APP; Sat – Sat Nav CCC…

Places We’ve Stayed (1)

PART ONE July and August ( and a bit of September, it seemed wrong to leave out two dates in Sweden)! AUGUST 2019 SITE NAME TOWN TYPE VERDICT NOTES NORWAY Saltstraumen Camping Saltstraumen ACSI OK Go see the tide Ballangen Camping Ballangen ACSI LOVE fish in the Fjord Tromsø  Lodge & Camping Tromsdalen ACSI OK…

Week 31: Peñiscola to Cambrils – a search for flamingos.

On Monday, we left Peñiscola and headed up the coast to the Parque Natural Delta del Ebro, where we’d found a camperstop and heard we could see Flamingos. We’d already seen some on this trip on the road to Cadiz, but here they are supposed to be prevalent. As we turned off the main road…