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Write Up The Mint's Euro Trip

Discussion in 'Events and Cruise Write Ups & Gallery' started by Mint, Jul 12, 2015.

  1. Mint

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    1st day done. Good trip down to the tunnel and managed to get an earlier crossing. Unfortunately not top down all the way due to rain by Luton. Top down though now we're in France. Only one photo so far, on the train…. so much for defensive parking. We were in front of a coach and its passengers surrounded us.
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    Off to Mulhouse tomorrow via the Grand Ballon.
     
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  2. Mrs Mint

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    It was awful, one of them leant on the car, how dare he. I don't know about Mint but I nearly had fit. Gave him a special Pauline glare and he moved. Dave got out and polished his fingerprints off lol

    Only just managed to keep the door mirrors on, hope to never repeat again. So much for going in the highsided train to protect the car :p
     
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    Where is the bus on route from ? Calcutta by the look of its passangers.
     
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  4. Mrs Mint

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    :thankyou:@Steven Bostock i wanted to refer to the passengers as riffraff but Dave said no you can't say that, obviously you are thinking the same lol
     
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    It riles me when others don't respect your property and personal space.Yes definately thinking the same,but at least they were on a bus out of GB for a change :). Enjoy your trip you two i love these kind of holidays :rally:.
     
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    Have a great time Dave and Pauline, make a note of Sept. 13th. in your diary. Re the riff raff, depending on where I have to park often people waiting to have their car tyres done will sit on the rear end of my Z. This like a red rag to a bull to me. Opening question " Is that your car?", answer " No, it's not" ( Smiling) " Then why the hell are you sitting on it ?":rage::rage:

    Tony.
     
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    We don't you take the Ferry? Guys. We always regard the sailing as part of our holiday, using it as an Hotel, so that you arrive fresh in France first thing in the morning!!
    Hope you have a lovely time, we're already wishing we were packing to go back instead of packing to move!!! Especially as we haven't a house to move into yet!!!
    M & S
     
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    Hi Mike and Sandy, sorry to hear that the move isn't finalised yet. Hope it's soon sorted so you can move in.:)

    Tony.

    ps. How is the sale of your Z3 going?
     
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    Looks like the one far left is having a wind problem.......
     
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    Dave is sick on a boat even if it's like a millpond so no choice for us @EnthuZiaZT.

    Sorry to hear still not moved, always a stressful thing fingers crossed sorted soon :thumbsup:
     
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    Glad everyting is going ok. You will love the Grand Ballon. We had to miss it and take a route over the top due to Cycle race but it was a cracking drive and was probabley better than the Ballon itself.
     
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    Steve, they were Indian people on a Dutch registered coach. They were going home though so leaving the UK. :D
     
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    13th will be in the diary Tony. Be great to meet up again. Know what you mean about people not respecting others property, it wouldn't matter what car you own the principle is the same. Having said that, if someone sits on/touches your Zed it is a hanging offence IMO. :slaphead:
     
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    Bloody nora they're geting every where. That must be entertaining to listen to....a dutch pakistani =))
     
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    You'll have to get Dave to accept the ferry Pauline. We had no bother at all and we had the very very front seat so it was like driving a huge ship! Good view mind. Jue spotted France very early into the crossing. Strongly advise and cheaper than the train.
     
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    What did you think to the Grand Ballon then Dave
     
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    No, not over here mate, the Turks & Moroccans would run them out of town.
     
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  18. Mint

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    Sorry but I feel sick just thinking about a ferry. I would happily pay double to go on the train. Done it lots of times but this was the first time we were on first with a coach right behind us. Next time we will be a bit more selective about the loading order and try to get on later.
     
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    Sorry hadn't read above posts. You'll have to plump for the standard train next time then guys. I'd have been really p***** if someone had leant on our car! Grumpy face coming! :mad::mad::mad:
     
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    Even a busty lady wearing a short microfibre dress?
     
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