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Forum: Italy Touring   03-05-2018, 20:29
Replies: 30
Views: 21,227
Posted By scouter
Well its not the Italy I remember. We've spent...

Well its not the Italy I remember. We've spent many of the last 20 years touring Italy and have been to Sicily twice in the last 3 years, both times we took the ferry south from near Rome and drove...
Forum: Greece Touring   06-04-2018, 14:12
Replies: 7
Views: 1,978
Posted By scouter
Well things have changed and we have had to...

Well things have changed and we have had to cancel our ferry booking to Greece. Its still on my bucket list and we'll look again in another year

alan
Forum: LPG / Gas   01-04-2018, 20:45
Replies: 31
Views: 4,144
Posted By scouter
But the pump will create a higher pressure in the...

But the pump will create a higher pressure in the cylinder and the pipework to the regulator than they normally experience. So good practice suggests that the cylinder valves should be shut off to...
Forum: France Touring   19-02-2018, 19:40
Replies: 11
Views: 1,139
Posted By scouter
We visited both the Loire and Brittany in August...

We visited both the Loire and Brittany in August last year, the weather was pretty mixed, no better than an English summer. But anyway, the French seem to start going home about the 15th and some...
Forum: Greece Touring   16-02-2018, 22:07
Replies: 7
Views: 1,978
Posted By scouter
Yes on the 1630 on the 6th May, we've changed our...

Yes on the 1630 on the 6th May, we've changed our van now a Carthago Compactline cheers alan
Forum: Greece Touring   13-02-2018, 21:35
Replies: 7
Views: 1,978
Posted By scouter
Well we've done it and booked to go to Greece...

Well we've done it and booked to go to Greece this year. With Dale's help, we're sailing from Ancona on 6th May to Igoumensita and returning from Patras on 17th June. It seems we left it almost too...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   07-12-2017, 15:44
Replies: 26
Views: 887
Posted By scouter
Got ours direct from ACSI this morning ...

Got ours direct from ACSI this morning

cheers alan
Forum: Continental Touring Info   05-12-2017, 19:52
Replies: 17
Views: 1,634
Posted By scouter
Driving

We've spent a lot of time in Italy over the years, and this year visited Sicily again for 5 weeks or so on the island. I like driving in Italy, everybody drives as if everybody else is capable and...
Forum: Italy Touring   12-10-2017, 20:57
Replies: 17
Views: 2,800
Posted By scouter
Thats a question, I've had to have a look in the...

Thats a question, I've had to have a look in the holiday diaries and the guide books!

It's very easy to get church, art and hill town overload in Italy we've managed it several times and take most...
Forum: Italy Touring   03-10-2017, 12:19
Replies: 17
Views: 2,800
Posted By scouter
If you're in Verona you should join the crowds...

If you're in Verona you should join the crowds and have a look at the alleged Juliet balcony.

On the way to Venice it might be worth detouring to Padua to see the Scrogveni Chapel and then on to...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   30-09-2017, 20:13
Replies: 20
Views: 1,046
Posted By scouter
It must be at least 10 years since we stayed...

It must be at least 10 years since we stayed there and we haven't any photos of the inside but Camping Toblacher See or Lago di Dobbiacco in the northern Dolomites had pretty good facilities all in...
Forum: Sat Nav GPS   30-09-2017, 20:02
Replies: 34
Views: 3,321
Posted By scouter
Hi, Thanks to all who have offered advice re...

Hi,

Thanks to all who have offered advice re my moan about my TomTom. There's no space in the memory at the moment, so I'll get a card tomorrow and have a play.

Sorry to have led the thread...
Forum: Sat Nav GPS   29-09-2017, 12:05
Replies: 34
Views: 3,321
Posted By scouter
If you're buying a TomTom, just check you can add...

If you're buying a TomTom, just check you can add your own sets of POIs. I'm very unhappy with my 6100 as I dont seem to be able to load stuff I had on my old TomTom which had to go with the last...
Forum: Italy Touring   29-09-2017, 11:58
Replies: 5
Views: 1,210
Posted By scouter
I don't remember any height barriers, but the...

I don't remember any height barriers, but the last time we were there we were in a car

alan

PS a quick look on street view on google maps shows some car parks without height bars, just a quick...
Forum: Italy Touring   15-09-2017, 21:04
Replies: 17
Views: 2,800
Posted By scouter
Even dropping Rome, its alot of travelling. But...

Even dropping Rome, its alot of travelling. But it is possible if you simply want to look at the highlights of each place and possibly come back another time for an in depth look. It also depends...
Forum: Off Topic   01-08-2017, 21:13
Replies: 211
Views: 7,550
Posted By scouter
The Quiet Man with John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara,...

The Quiet Man with John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara, best line "Fishwoman with basket at station: Sir!... Sir!... Here's a good stick, to beat the lovely lady. ...
Forum: Mercedes Chassis   03-07-2017, 20:29
Replies: 9
Views: 3,133
Posted By scouter
Few vans now seem to have plastic shower...

Few vans now seem to have plastic shower curtains, most I've looked at have rigid folding shower enclosures but then I dont look at many panel vans! Our van was S reg, later vans had a slightly...
Forum: Mercedes Chassis   23-06-2017, 23:10
Replies: 9
Views: 3,133
Posted By scouter
We had a Regent L for about 5 years, from 2000....

We had a Regent L for about 5 years, from 2000. Used to get about 23/24 from it at 65mph crossing Europe on the motorways. Loved the roof bed, we were not particularly fit or agile but I made a short...
Forum: Mercedes Chassis   04-03-2017, 20:58
Replies: 8
Views: 5,113
Posted By scouter
Ah yes our Sprintshift started to refuse to find...

Ah yes our Sprintshift started to refuse to find a gear when stationary, having had small austins in my youth (both the A35 and the mini had rubbish handbrakes), I always leave my vehicles in gear....
Forum: Italy Touring   23-02-2017, 11:47
Replies: 16
Views: 3,704
Posted By scouter
We've toured extensively in Italy for many years,...

We've toured extensively in Italy for many years, its our favourite destination and we normally travel before and after the main season now. In the past we had to endure high season, with crowded...
Forum: Austria Touring   11-01-2017, 22:58
Replies: 34
Views: 9,597
Posted By scouter
Calais to Innsbruck perfectly possible, but...

Calais to Innsbruck perfectly possible, but tiring. Haven't had to use a Go box before.

We used to overnight at Gravelines, then Belgian route to Luxembourg, and fill up with cheap diesel. Head...
Forum: Health & Fitness   05-01-2017, 22:50
Replies: 41
Views: 3,735
Posted By scouter
Yes I take amlodipine, and was also given...

Yes I take amlodipine, and was also given ramipril. The ramipril appeared to have given me a tickly cough (listed on the possible side effects ) and thats just been changed. I also asked about...
Forum: Greece Touring   10-12-2016, 21:35
Replies: 83
Views: 9,433
Posted By scouter
Yes our friend returns for a week every month to...

Yes our friend returns for a week every month to help look after her mum, so she's a regular flyer.

I wonder what the insurance position is, leaving the van over there for 2 months say,

It...
Forum: Greece Touring   09-12-2016, 16:13
Replies: 83
Views: 9,433
Posted By scouter
No we'd not considered it before even though we...

No we'd not considered it before even though we have friends who live about 50km from Venice and we can just fit on to part of their drive without blocking their cars. We've always treated the drive...
Forum: Greece Touring   07-12-2016, 17:09
Replies: 83
Views: 9,433
Posted By scouter
Thanks for those brill updates, the options don't...

Thanks for those brill updates, the options don't look half as scary as they have done in the past.

We've done aires, sostas etc and French Passionand often acsi sites as we travel in off season. ...
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