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Nov 20, 2012 - Étaples

We slept in, and after lunch we walked into the village of Étaples – we tried to sort out internet for our iPhone and laptop, but no luck. We walked back and stopped by a supermarket for milk and more cheese. We phoned David’s mother to wish her a happy birthday in the evening.

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Nov 19, 2012 - Eurochannel shuttle to France

This morning we caught the 11.50am Eurochannel shuttle from Folkstone to Calais – cost £97.75. It is quite a bit more expensive than the ferry but much quicker and we wanted to do it for the experience. We were impressed at the check-in – we had booked on line two days before and our Number Plate was read and all details recorded – no human intervention required. It was a quick, uneventful crossing and we found our way to a Lidl supermarket where we bought some bread and cheese, with a few other necessities, and stopped for a “French”...

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