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A month in Istres (Don’t think of Tunisia, don’t think of Tunisia)

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After our month-and-a-bit-long journey from central France to southern France, with a minor detour via Copenhagen, we’re ready to be static for a while. I’ve spent many long hours trawling through databases of French campsites, trying to find one in Provence that’s (a) not obscenely expensive, and (b) open. There aren’t very many that fall under those categories at this … Continue reading

Into Belgium (Part 3)

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Our Motorhome Mishap has been resolved, I’ve an email in my inbox with a photograph of my new student card, and finally, I’ve managed to withdraw the cash I need to buy a new laptop. We drive back to Gent again, and walk into the city centre, thick wad of cash burning a hole in my pocket. We pay for … Continue reading

Into Belgium (Part 1, Jalapeños)

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It’s been two years from the start of this adventure, and our UK visa is about to expire. We’re not done yet, though — there’s so much still to see! So, we’ve applied for Danish visas, and booked a ferry across into Belgium from Hull. We catch up with Mike (and a very large portion of fish and chips!) one … Continue reading

Errand day in Gafsa

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Mmm, toasted stale baguette slices for breakfast today. We tried to put it off another day, but it was time to go shopping, lest we be reduced to dry cereal for every meal, until that runs out and we start on the crumbs we find at the back of the cupboard. As is our way lately, slightly embarrassingly, it wasn’t … Continue reading