Number 2 blog, France Spain Portugal. Time to move on Friday 8th June from la Mailleraye sur Seine, it’s a lovely village and we’re sure to go again. We set off at 11:00 hours travelling though Normandy for 80 miles to a small village called Gace. We parked in front of the Town Hall (Mairie). Parking especially for motorhomes was free with all services. Thank you lord Mayorūüėä.

The weather was good so we had a walk around and bought some groceries and French bread ūüėč. Then we went in a bar which was supposed to be a British music bar. Everyone was very friendly and we met some British people who live there, an interesting afternoon. We decided to stay for one night only in Gace as we had arranged to meet up with our friends John And Pam Spencer who are on holiday for 4 weeks in there motorhome. So off we went to Doug La Fontaine, 110 miles away. The weather was not good it … Continue reading Number 2 blog, France Spain Portugal. Time to move on Friday 8th June from la Mailleraye sur Seine, it’s a lovely village and we’re sure to go again. We set off at 11:00 hours travelling though Normandy for 80 miles to a small village called Gace. We parked in front of the Town Hall (Mairie). Parking especially for motorhomes was free with all services. Thank you lord Mayorūüėä.

France Spain Portugal

The time as finally come we’v been planning our trip for the last year. Our plan is to set of on June 4 Dover to Calais on our 6 months adventure. But first we have to get the van serviced, long term insurance for van in Europe, Medical insurance for us and break down insurance so many things to do. We said fairwell to our friends and family and set off on June 3rd from Hull to Dover. We stayed the night in Dover on the sea front with 12 other motorhome waiting for tomorrow’s ferry. We left Dover at … Continue reading France Spain Portugal

Hi every body we’ve been making plans for¬†our long trip to Europe. It’s not as straightforward as we thought. Insurance for our Motorhome only covered us for 90 days, Medical Insurance only¬†90 days, and breakdown insurance 90 days, so all had to be up graded, and of course lots more money! We’ve¬†had the van serviced and MOT and a habitation test. All went¬†well so we’re fit to go. The plan is to go to France, northern Spain and Portugal then on to the south Coast of Spain. We’ve booked a single ticket on the Dover to Calais ferry as we’re … Continue reading

Germany 

We are going to Germany on March 31st through the channel tunnel. But first let me tell you about our motorhome. It’s a Dethleffs Globtrotter Elegance ¬†24 ft long 2.8 cc just right for 2 people. We’ve had it 18 months it’s German made and built like a tank – we love it. We kitted it out with 600watts of solar panels and 440 AH of agm batteries to make us self- sufficient. https://derekandpat.com Dethleffs¬†Globtrotter Elegance. ūüėé Continue reading Germany¬†

who are we… here are some facts.

We are Derek & Pat Waudby we live near Hull, city of culture, in a hamlet called Ganstead. we’ve been married a long time and in that time we’ve had 2 children – James he has a girl called Mabel and Rachel she as 2 children called Luna and Kane. Both have partners Emma and Dave. we love them all very much but we’ve decided to travel the world in a motor-home and on airplanes its our time now :].we are going to blog our adventure pleases come and follow us our first stop in our camper-van is Germany.   Continue reading who are we… here are some facts.