It’s getting colder in Gent

Posted from Ghent, Flanders, Belgium. We are in the grip of a cold snap in Gent.  I know it is cold in the UK but it is expected to get REALLY cold over here by Friday, the forecast is -3 during the day and -8 at night I suspect that the canal we are moored on will ice over by...

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WE ARE MOVING

Posted from Ghent, Flanders, Belgium. Not far, on the other side of town actually, same distance from the centre, 5 minute walk. The camera is still out of action , when we get settled in the new mooring on Monday I am hoping to be able to send pictures on the next blog. The decision to move was tricky as...

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Life in Gent

Posted from Ghent, Flanders, Belgium. Well we are here and in one piece, working out how to survive on a limited budget and enjoying being abroad. We have always travelled mainly throughout Europe and the dream is to do that at a snails pace with no need to check return flights as we can keep going until we get too...

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England to Belgium what a week!

Posted from Ostend, Flanders, Belgium. We were waiting for what seemed an eternity in Evesham, getting all the elements in place, for the move to Europe. At last the day dawned last Wednesday 25th Nov. The lorry had arrived the night before so we knew we were on our way the following morning. The crane arrived on time and within...

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Preparing to depart

Posted from Gloucester, England, United Kingdom. We have had our boat name written on the ceiling of the Gloucester yacht Club, and we have said goodbye to our friends there. If you are ever in Gloucester The club will welcome you with cheap beer and a friendly smile. We said goodbye to neighbours and very dear friends but I suspect...

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