Trip day 1 … Time to go – farewell the dogs – pack the car. It was noted that Keith presented with a bad back so early in the trip – he never did like manual labour… Then a quick 25 km trip to Dover. (I intend using kms in this story – because David still thinks in miles – and it REALLY pisses him off!) So – Dover – and driving the cars onto the ferry. Then a nice surpise (from the one who thinks in miles) – he had organised an upgrade for all of us – to the Club Lounge. Very civilised, real coffee and real Champagne. A nice start to a special day. Arrived in Calais – turned right – and headed south for 550 kms – to Le Mans. The navigation was of a very high standard – but the driver still managed to get us lost – probably because he was translating kms to miles – and not concentrating on the highway signs… More photos here.
Pictures above (Clockwise) – JB & Archie (JB’s the taller one) | A bad back? | Just the 2 of us – JB and his Dad | Keith | David | John.