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Sep 12, 2015 - Sept 12, Tamarite de Litera, nr Lleida

Wed morning decided to get off south again hoping to get nearer Toulouse. Good drive again, got as far as Cahors, Aire in town near river, free, think we're the only Brits. Had lots of staring, some smiles too. Thursday heading south, thru Roy's "toenail, to the pair o knees" as far as Ax-de-Thermes, the entrance to the Aire there was via a barrier, which had broken so we couldn't get in; settled for a camp site which was lovely, got a pitch by the river, quiet, with jays roosting in adjacent trees, dippers and grey wagtails on the water...

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May 13, 2010 - Snow & hail......

Hi all, today we crossed the border Spain-France and travelled through the mountains.....in bad weather. We had a lot of rain, and even hail and a bit of wet snow. We drove through the Tunnel de Cadi, close by Puigcerda / Bourg-Madame, at the French border. And were shocked by the price we had to pay for this 5 km. tunnel : 25 Euro !! But that was still better then getting into snowstorms traveling high over the mountains ;-), some cars coming from the opposite side were covered in snow.....and the with clouds covered mountains had also...

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May 12, 2010 - Plane crash

Hi all, Tonight we heard of the terrible plane crash in Tripoli. We heard of a couple waiting for the arrival of their 2 kids with their 2 grandchildren.......and then your thoughts are going out to them......what if we would be it........it's so sad........ We can only pray for the people waiting for their loved ones......and the little boy in hospital (who knows whom he has lost...parents ?) Love & blessings, Dini (& Bert)

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