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Transiting the Netherlands

Icon Written by Fred Hart on July 29, 2018 – 22:40

Then it was on to the town of Baarle-Hertog/Baarle-Nassau. The town has 2 names because it is in 2 countries: The border zig-zags round (it’s not simply a case of a line through the middle): Driving through the town centre you cross the border from one side to the other what seems like a hundred […]



From Coast to City

Icon Written by Fred Hart on July 28, 2018 – 22:38

It took another 2 hours to get to my destination for today: Belgium’s second city and largest port, Antwerp. I’ve driven round it several times, but never been in to it until now.



Just One Big International Traffic Jam

Icon Written by Fred Hart on May 23, 2018 – 21:50

German holiday traffic all the way from De Panne, countless lorries, the first traffic jam was before I even made it to the motorway!

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Pre-Christmas Weekend in the Dutch Speaking World

Icon Written by Fred Hart on December 31, 2017 – 20:19

The festivities of the last week or so have rather made it all but a distant memory, but the week before Christmas I had time for just one final European trip of the year.

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PUR & Friends – Live auf Schalke 02.09.2017

Icon Written by Fred Hart on September 6, 2017 – 19:27

What an interesting (but tiring) weekend! I spent most of the weekend in the car, driving a total of 897.6 miles – the distance Germany and back – in the space of 3 days. It was all worth it, for the concert I went to – taking the rest of the family with me.



The Journey Commences

Icon Written by Fred Hart on May 13, 2017 – 07:11

After a 7 hour drive from Fairford on Friday night, I arrived savely in Bruges a few minutes before midnight local time (23:00 UK time).

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Road Trip to Belgium

Icon Written by Fred Hart on September 21, 2016 – 14:07

At the weekend I went on a road trip. I decided to combine my love of driving with my love of travelling; For the first time, I took my car abroad!

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