Once we decided that we were taking our camper van aboard this year we needed to get started with the planning- which port were we going to use? Where would we like to go?, What do we need to be able to go? and, what work do we need to do on the van beforehand? … More Preparing for the trip and setting sail….
Sunday 30th August – The ferry docked over at The Hague early evening and we all eagerly awaited in our campers, motor homes, cars, motorbikes and even push bikes ready at the rains to enter Holland like a scene from wacky races. We were very eager to get going as we knew we had an hours drive to the nearest campsite that fitted in with the route we had roughly chosen for the trip. The passport checks were the first stage holding us all back before we all began our journeys, on the wrong side of the road of course. Quick and painless, we were very surprised by the speed and efficiency of which the port staff got the queue through and we were soon on our way. If you’re reading this and planning to do a ferry crossing, have your passports at hand so that you aren’t that family who have put them in the depths of the ‘safe place’…. resulting in scrambling around trying to find them whilst awkwardly waving at those behind you.
Tuesday 1st August – Waking up the following morning we got our map out to scan for the next destination as we’d kept planning of the route minimal. To be honest the freedom, flexibility and ability to wing it was one of the things that we were looking forward to the most on this trip. We would highly recommend doing this if you are happy to park anywhere, just leave plenty of time to hav … More Belgium, Holland and Homebound
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