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Back Home Again :: Γύρισα στην Αγγλία

Icon Written by Fred Hart on June 16, 2019 – 16:41

It has been a long week, but the good news is I’ve arrived back in the UK and have spent the weekend recovering from my adventure with the Belgian breakdown service.



I’m Not Back At Home :: Δεν Γύρισα στην Αγγλία

Icon Written by Fred Hart on June 9, 2019 – 21:27

Today was not the end of the holiday I really wanted it to be. Instead of driving back to England, I’ve only really made it half way.



Fast Through Germany :: Γρήγορα μέσω της Γερμανίας

Icon Written by Fred Hart on May 18, 2019 – 23:10

I had the best part of 50km (30 miles) on an almost empty, completely unlimited A7 Autobahn. 165km/h (102mph) in lane 1 with Bavarian radio playing Born to be Wild.



England, France & Belgium :: Αγγλία, Γαλλία & Βέλγιο

Icon Written by Fred Hart on May 18, 2019 – 08:46

My overland trip to Greece is now under way with the first leg – the first 300 miles – done.

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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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