Category Archives: Previous Trips

February 2016

We spent the beginning of this month at Messines, a smallish town who allow up to 100 motorhomes to park on the marketplace when it’s not being used for the monthly market. On the 5th Feb, it was the Children’s … Continue reading

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January 2016

The end of December saw us moving on to Messines where we had a great new year – we think! We decided to walk the Messines part of the Via Algarvia, a walk that goes from one side of the … Continue reading

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December2015

Our parking spot at Silves Algarve Camping site. Prices have gone up since last year, now a huge 8 euros!! This covers water, electric and emptying facilities so great value. And showers too, at 50 cents! We even get goats … Continue reading

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November 2015

Once again on our travels, we left a damp UK on 6th November. We stayed our first night at Berques and then, of course, to the shopping centre to fill up with cheap diesel, wine and food. So on to … Continue reading

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July 2015

Nogent The home of scissors! Cutlery has been made in Nogent since the 14th century and became the cutlery centre in France in the 17th century. They make cutlery, various scissors, work and medical tools which can be bought in … Continue reading

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June 2015

Our first stop after the Ferry, Bergues The bell tower has a carillon of 50 bells. They don’t ring all night thankfully. Old entrance to town from canal. The canal from Dunkirk to Bergues. Strepy Thieu: our stop for lunch. … Continue reading

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Feb 2015

Our last two weeks this trip. We spent three further nights at the aire at Silves and watched the storks. Ferragouda And spent three days and nights at the aire at Alvor. We walked miles along the beach and tried … Continue reading

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