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Forum: France Touring   17-10-2014, 14:33
Replies: 10
Views: 2,460
Posted By Glasandra
We live in Somerset and after comparing the...

We live in Somerset and after comparing the costs/inconvenience have always used one of the non Dover crossings depending on where our destination in Europe has been. Even if travelling to eastern...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   14-10-2014, 21:49
Replies: 11
Views: 1,969
Posted By Glasandra
They would be very difficult to fit on the...

They would be very difficult to fit on the outside of the back doors I think.

We have a PVC (Fiat Ducato) and I made internal screens to cover the back windows that are attached using stick on...
Forum: Croatia Touring   11-10-2014, 11:08
Replies: 18
Views: 9,572
Posted By Glasandra
For various reasons we travelled to Croatia via...

For various reasons we travelled to Croatia via France, Italy and Slovenia earlier this year.

The traffic on the cross Italy autostarda was horrendous with long lines of lorries nearly all the...
Forum: Food And Drink   12-05-2014, 10:05
Replies: 42
Views: 8,518
Posted By Glasandra
I have to admit here that I'm such a fan of this...

I have to admit here that I'm such a fan of this stuff that not only do I have a kettle and a bucket but also a washing up bowl, a colander and a funnel - all stuff that I use regularly and that used...
Forum: Food And Drink   11-05-2014, 11:36
Replies: 42
Views: 8,518
Posted By Glasandra
We've got one, as space is at a premium in a PVC....

We've got one, as space is at a premium in a PVC.

We've had it about a year and it works very well. Ours is the Outwell one and it seems to be very well designed. We've not found any issues about...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   07-05-2014, 16:58
Replies: 26
Views: 5,744
Posted By Glasandra
Thank you. I wasn't aware of this but there again...

Thank you. I wasn't aware of this but there again only use specialist products like Ecover and it's ok to use even the bio version of this with a septic tank. Lesson learnt re the rest though. :)
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   07-05-2014, 15:09
Replies: 26
Views: 5,744
Posted By Glasandra
A reminder - if you are emptying into a septic...

A reminder - if you are emptying into a septic tank please don't use normal Elsan type toilet fluid that contains formaldehyde (may be printed on the label as formalin) in your cassette as it kills...
Forum: Devon Conversions   28-04-2014, 11:15
Replies: 3
Views: 3,823
Posted By Glasandra
A number of sub 6m PVC conversions are compared...

A number of sub 6m PVC conversions are compared here panel van conversion comparison. It may help you to see what you can get.
Forum: Croatia Touring   23-04-2014, 16:48
Replies: 24
Views: 11,495
Posted By Glasandra
Well the whole Act is available to read online if...

Well the whole Act is available to read online if anyone is interested http://www.zakon.hr/z/151/Zakon-o-ugostiteljskoj-djelatnosti
though I'm sure it will not change your mind Ray.
Forum: Croatia Touring   23-04-2014, 14:56
Replies: 24
Views: 11,495
Posted By Glasandra
Geoff - It's in the Zakon o Ugostiteljskoj...

Geoff - It's in the Zakon o Ugostiteljskoj Djelatnosti, which literally translates as The Catering Industry Act but generally known as the Tourism Act, Part V, Article 27. Sorry for any confusion....
Forum: Croatia Touring   23-04-2014, 13:41
Replies: 24
Views: 11,495
Posted By Glasandra
PS I meant to add that one of the reasons that...

PS I meant to add that one of the reasons that wild camping is against the law in Croatia is the possibility of someone camping in an area where there are old landmines from the war. These are more...
Forum: Croatia Touring   23-04-2014, 12:04
Replies: 24
Views: 11,495
Posted By Glasandra
I was not trying to put any 'impression' over....

I was not trying to put any 'impression' over. Just stating facts.

If people are unaware that they are breaking the law by wild camping might be surprised if spoken to by an armed policeman and...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   23-04-2014, 02:57
Replies: 4
Views: 1,154
Posted By Glasandra
I am 'her' I suppose. The name is Sandra :D ...

I am 'her' I suppose. The name is Sandra :D

I've just replied in the relevant thread that although not set in granite it is actually set in law that you are not allowed to 'wild camp' in Croatia...
Forum: Croatia Touring   23-04-2014, 02:30
Replies: 24
Views: 11,495
Posted By Glasandra
It might not be set in granite but it is set in...

It might not be set in granite but it is set in law in Croatia, the law being the Croatian Tourism Act issued by Croatian Ministry of Tourism.

According to the Act camping outside legal campsites...
Forum: Croatia Touring   22-04-2014, 19:22
Replies: 24
Views: 11,495
Posted By Glasandra
The coast and inland of Croatia are split by a...

The coast and inland of Croatia are split by a mountain range (not very high). The interior is, on the whole, much less inhabited than the coast and more varied. The north is very similar in look to...
Forum: Croatia Touring   22-04-2014, 17:16
Replies: 24
Views: 11,495
Posted By Glasandra
We take a general European road atlas, such as...

We take a general European road atlas, such as the AA European Road Atlas http://shop.theaa.com/store/shop/aa-big-road-atlas-europe-2014 and find that that, together with the sat nav, is good for...
Forum: UK Touring   17-04-2014, 19:07
Replies: 8
Views: 1,158
Posted By Glasandra
We stay here regularly when we visit friends in...

We stay here regularly when we visit friends in Cardiff. It's very convenient for the city centre or a boat trip down to the docks (the landing stage is in the park).

There are some really nice...
Forum: Motorhome Shows   15-04-2014, 00:38
Replies: 11
Views: 3,737
Posted By Glasandra
We were going to sat hello to you but you were...

We were going to sat hello to you but you were busy explaining the benefits of Britstops to a couple of interested people. :)
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   14-04-2014, 22:08
Replies: 10
Views: 3,228
Posted By Glasandra
Billybilbo - they are custom made for the first...

Billybilbo - they are custom made for the first owner and yes, people do hang on to them.

We looked for ages before we found ours and when we did we rushed to the dealers before it went. Murvi do...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   14-04-2014, 18:33
Replies: 10
Views: 3,228
Posted By Glasandra
We had a VW T4 then changed it for a Autosleeper...

We had a VW T4 then changed it for a Autosleeper Gatcombe, also on a T4, as we wanted more space, but really missed the big door we last year we changed the Autosleeper for a Murvi Morello.

We...
Forum: Motorhome Shows   14-04-2014, 14:08
Replies: 11
Views: 3,737
Posted By Glasandra
We went yesterday and couldn't believe how few...

We went yesterday and couldn't believe how few vehicles there were in the car park.

We were very disappointed in the number of stands even compared to previous years.

I agree it will be hard...
Forum: Motorhome Awnings   12-04-2014, 14:03
Replies: 14
Views: 3,870
Posted By Glasandra
We've been using a shower curtains like this for...

We've been using a shower curtains like this for 10 years and it's still going strong. Ours is just a standard white one that looks ok. We got the longest one we could from, if I recall, Ebay and...
Forum: Motorhome Shows   12-04-2014, 11:38
Replies: 11
Views: 3,737
Posted By Glasandra
We are going tomorrow but have checked that the...

We are going tomorrow but have checked that the trader we want is there and has what we want in stock, plus we only live a short distance away and have cheap tickets.

Other than that I wouldn't...
Forum: Motorhome ChitChat   12-04-2014, 04:32
Replies: 21
Views: 2,833
Posted By Glasandra
Weve done it in a high top 1.9tdi VW T4 camper...

Weve done it in a high top 1.9tdi VW T4 camper van. This was only 5.1m long and 2.3m high so there was less weight for the engine to pull than in a bigger motorhome. We could comfortably cruise all...
Forum: AutoSleeper Motorhomes   10-04-2014, 01:05
Replies: 9
Views: 3,310
Posted By Glasandra
We had an Auto sleeper Gatcombe and I would think...

We had an Auto sleeper Gatcombe and I would think that the over cab would only be an use for children/young teenagers. We did look at a couple of Transit based Auto sleepers before we bought the...
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