Norte north is proving to be an absolute delight for us as we expected it might. The scenery is so varied and the coastal drives a real delight for us and Niki. We are in full summer season here now so it's peak prices for all the camp sites, but we have been lucky and have found both places to park and cheaper Aires. The weather has also been kind to us, with sun most days … [Read more...] about Norte North
Archives for July 2016
When started our trip we were complete novices and soon realised that motorhome people really do help each other out. We are so grateful to the many people that gave their time and advice to get us off on the road safely. Lately we have had the opportunity to help out others, one couple had rented a motorhome from Mac Rent and could not switch the fridge to gas. The … [Read more...] about A tale of two services.
Your intrepid travellers managed to make six months without having anything really fall apart or breaking anything. But all good things come to an end, and a small series of items have broken in quick succession. Our first little disaster was windblown, in that the door blew back into the fly screen and the catch on the bottom shattered. So though the fly screen still works … [Read more...] about Oops, and that’s broken it, plus another and another, three in a week!
Mon 11/7/16: A lovely clear and bright start to the day, but not sure the same can be said for our neighbours across the estuary from us-Portugal, as they were celebrating well into the night with gun salutes and fireworks well into the early hours and good on them as well. So with the sun shining we jumped on our bikes and cycled up Monte de Santa Trega. Not an easy cycle and … [Read more...] about Fishie Fish
Arrival on a campsite or aire is fraught with all sorts of issues you have to think about. Where to park is it flat will you hit something etc. etc. of all the times we argued, for a long while this was it. So many stressful things that can go wrong, we have been lucky and careful so touch wood, all good to date. At the bottom of tis post is every place we have stated with GPS … [Read more...] about Pitching Up, our view on parking up your motorhome.