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Re: Sewell's In France 2018
« Reply #30 on: July 19, 2018, 11:08:47 am »
The journey from Bordeaux to Chatellerault was pretty uneventful and mostly on N roads to get there quickly to avoid being in the heat any longer than need be.
The journey from Chatellerault to Alencon was a cooler affair but not by much. We took some nice twiddly roads in 22 to 25 degrees as opposed to the 28 to 30 degrees the day before. On arrival in Alencon I found a bit of bike sized pavement.

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Re: Sewell's In France 2018
« Reply #31 on: July 19, 2018, 04:07:55 pm »
Who'd have thought you would be grateful for rain

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Re: Sewell's In France 2018
« Reply #32 on: July 19, 2018, 09:59:35 pm »
Bring is some back mate... ;D

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Re: Sewell's In France 2018
« Reply #33 on: July 20, 2018, 06:04:43 am »
If I could I would. All the pictures we have seen of home showed very dry grass, so we are aware of how dry its been. I'll see if I can drag a cloud or two back with me.

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Re: Sewell's In France 2018
« Reply #34 on: July 20, 2018, 07:33:27 am »
If I could I would. All the pictures we have seen of home showed very dry grass, so we are aware of how dry its been. I'll see if I can drag a cloud or two back with me.

Please don't! Warm dry summers are so rare I'll live with a bit of parched grass.
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Re: Sewell's In France 2018
« Reply #35 on: July 20, 2018, 10:04:59 am »
You need to have a word with Brian, it's his request  ;D

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Re: Sewell's In France 2018
« Reply #36 on: July 20, 2018, 05:03:58 pm »
We had a pleasant if somewhat damp journey from Alencon to Le Treport, a busy seaside town


While meandering along the front I found this for you delectations

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Re: Sewell's In France 2018
« Reply #37 on: July 20, 2018, 05:47:34 pm »
You need to have a word with Brian, it's his request  ;D

Whoo hoo - Miracle of miracles - its raining. First time in 4 maybe 5 weeks.
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Re: Sewell's In France 2018
« Reply #38 on: July 20, 2018, 09:59:47 pm »
Apparently Herefordshire is flooded out, here in Swindon, 247 drops at the last count...

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Re: Sewell's In France 2018
« Reply #39 on: July 21, 2018, 04:25:51 pm »
As you can see the Eurotunnel train was a bit on th quiet side


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Re: Sewell's In France 2018
« Reply #40 on: July 22, 2018, 08:33:27 am »
A nice little write up with some interesting piccies Rae. Thanks for posting.  :)