We have had a lovely couple of weeks shooting down the coast of Spain heading to the start of our first Elddis adventure back in 2016. Having had the chance to play golf twice last week this week we have been lucky enough to meet up with old friends near where I spent many childhood Easters and summer holidays, Marbella. Like everything when you look back it is all different … [Read more...] about The Sting
And that’s what David has been fortunate enough to be able to do this week- with different sets of friends and on two different courses. This of course makes the carrying of the golfclubs all worthwhile, even if as ever they haven’t performed quite as well as they should have done. In fact, it was a week of losing with the magic sticks for David, as on the Bank Holiday … [Read more...] about Golfing A-Round
Last week we had crossed back into France and stayed at St Tropez, and we had had to make some decisions on where we would feel most comfortable and safe during these strange times. The sun had returned, and we took a two-day break and had a walk about ate in and relaxed. Though Covid numbers are rising throughout Europe we wanted to be warm as well as safe, for the next … [Read more...] about Another Bump in The Road.
The video of the wrap of the trip we think is sums not only our experience, but motorhoming in general. We would love you to watch it Hope this is not too dull but many have asked!! Number of Miles / Kilometres driven 14,270 / 22,965 Places Stayed 160 stops in the year a mix of Campsites, Free Aires, Paid Aires and Freedom … [Read more...] about Our year in Spain is over, so here is the wrap up of the year in Numbers. Plus the movie! Hope you enjoy.
Once upon a time there was a wonderful couple who were travelling around Spain in a lovely Elddis Encore motorhome. But after a year in Spain they decided to venture further afield and so booked themselves on a ferry run by GRIMaldi (there’s a clue in that name!) Lines to an island named Sardinia. They headed up to the port of Barcelona in winds and rains … [Read more...] about Now for a Ferrytale
When we arrived in Spain on the 9th January 2016 it was pouring rain and had travelled in a force 8 gale to Santander. Now heading off on our new adventure the 'Long way home' Spain has decided to say farewell with worse weather! Here is a teaser of the wrap film Elddis have made of our views of a year in Spain. So though Spain has stolen our hearts it can … [Read more...] about Leaving Spain with the weather as it was!
Having just returned from a busy week back in the UK this is a 'filler' to cover that week with normal weekly service being resumed next Monday days after our arrival in Sardinia - stay with us for the last 5 months The motorhomers key to (near) perfect harmony Living in a confined space can be a challenge - never more so when that space is a motorhome. The dream may … [Read more...] about Clean and Tidy
The last 3 months of our journey and as we continue to say time as just flown. Our journey for these last 3 months was heading down from Barcelona towards Murcia after meeting up with friends and then heading and staying south as much as we could for the sunny weather heading over to Seville for November to meet up with more friends. The journey then continued along … [Read more...] about Lady In the Van – One Year On
Even we motorhomers get caught up in the Christmas rush and hullabaloo especially when we are very fortunate enough to have 10 family and friends visiting for Christmas and us wanting like everyone to make it as special as possible. The weather as you all will know was against us and had caused much devastation to the area of Murcia where we were to spend this period. It’s … [Read more...] about Turkey Stuffing