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History in Bucket Loads!

After our first visit to the landing beaches of D-Day we were excited to be  getting to what we’d come to France for this time – the history. We managed to get ourselves a bit lost on leaving Ouistreham which meant we were heading away from the coast and...

Jinxing the weather

I woke to lovely sunshine for our first full day in France.  I wore a dress.  This may be the reason why we struggled for good weather for the rest of the trip! We were tempted by a lovely looking Aire (motorhome stop) that was on the front cover of our Aire guide...

Oooh hello again France!

When we planned touring France in our camper van last year we had grand ideas of exploring Normandy and the D-Day landing sites.  As you know, Marcus is our war nut and he was very excited at the prospect of going there.  Of course, ideas change and we ended up hot...

Sundays, Smurfs and Sadness

We had wanted to spend a couple of days in Holland, but J’s eye problems meant that we spent an extra night in Germany and had to strip a day from our Holland idea.  We did manage to spend one night there, in Gouda,  which was really nice especially as I’d never been...