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Oct 1, 2017 - Day 3 Via Rhôna. Tournon to Valence

Overview Awoke to find my phone had died !! Left accommodation and rode along trail to Valence. Came across a market and whilst David was investigating I checked on his phone for phone repairs in Valence Came across a guy available on Sundays so we rode across town to his place. An odd meeting in a car park. Then to his (parents') house nearby. We stayed outside (he produced a Turkish coffee for David) whilst he tried to get my phone working. Seems my phone was very wet inside. Nothing worked. He was a nice guy who had a full time IT...

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Apr 23, 2015 - Heading to the Mediterranean

Thursday, 23rd. Determined to find bikes, we asked at the office as we were leaving, where we might be able to do this. He gave us some convoluted instructions and off we went. Somehow we found ourselves in a large parking lot adjacent to a mall – no sports stores. On our way out of this parking lot we discovered that we were too tall. This was discovered when we hit a height entry barrier, (Bill called them a pain in the ass etc.) and clonked our way through. There was some damage to the little sky light above the cab, nothing significant....

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Apr 23, 2015 - Robbed

Bill woke me at 2:30 am to tell me we had been robbed. Apparently, they picked the lock of the passenger door entered the cab,then snuck between the seats. The ladder leading to the bunk over the cab was removed then the table was swept clean of Bill's computer, 2 of our phones, Bill's wallet and hearing aides, then his briefcase!!! Yikes - while we were sleeping. The police were called by the truck center's manager who was quite sympathetic. When they arrived (spoke very little English) they didn't seem too interested in the actual robbery...

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