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May 14, 2018 - Lüneburg

We decided that if we were ever going to get to Berlin, this was the perfect time since John and Irene would be there before heading home – and we were between visitors! Berlin is about 500 km from Hooksiel so given the speed we go in the motor home plus the inevitable construction delays on the autobahns, we opted to overnight in Lüneburg. We tried to visit this town last Fall but for several reasons, were only able to be there for 30 minutes! We found a camping spot (literally a “spot” as it was in a big parking lot with no services)...

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Apr 29, 2018 - Trip through France with Irene and John

We were also thrilled to meet John and Irene who flew in to Frankfurt from Edmonton then took the train to Bremen. They arrived early enough for us to take them on a tour of that beautiful city and though the narrow streets of the Schnoor district. After that long journey for them, I think they really appreciated a good, icy cold German beer at one of the sidewalk cafes before we drove back to introduce to our “life in Hooksiel” for a few days. Then we packed up the car, and a cooler, for a trip down through Germany and then across to...

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Jul 31, 2010 - Race with Champions for free. Le Tour de France, 2010

Suddenly, we can see sunlight. Flight 484 from London to Barcelona has landed on time and the heat from the sun shoots through the plane. It feels good to be out of miserable, wet London. After a quick check-in process at Hotel Jazz, we head to a crowded bar at the local food market for a feast of clams, shrimp, squid, asparagus and beer. The following day we are due to collect the wicked camper at North Barcelona. Thirty minutes after the agreed meeting time, a young man approaches us. “Hi, are you Mick?“ I ask. “Nope, I’m Dave. Mick’s...

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