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Tuesday, 23 September 2008

Off to the Pays Nantais

22.9.08: A28 just north of Tours

Drove down from London to Touraine yesterday. Lovely day for driving, particularly as we got closer to the Loire. Going through the Channel tunnel wasn’t a problem, although the shuttle runs only every two hours. However, poor communication from Eurotunnel. We received a email about a week ago advising that our booking time had changed and that we would be notified shortly of the new time. Since then nothing – no response to emails and impossible to get through on the phone. Fortunately we checked our booking on-line and saw that our departure time had been brought forward by an hour.

Off to the Pays Nantais today. Forecast remains generally good for this week – sunny apart from the possibility of light rain on Thursday.

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Chris Kissack said...

That road looks very familiar Jim! I spent quite a bit of time on the A28 earlier this year, running between the junction at Neuillé-Pont-Pierre and Tours.

Glad you made it across the Eurotunnel OK.

Jim Budd said...

Thanks Chris. It's probably about 8-10 kms before the junction with the A10.