Travel 2017 – Moselle Road Trip, Day 15

Saturday October 7th – Day 15 – Ligneuville, Malmedy, Ghent, Zeebrugge We made a reasonably early start from Ligneuville, stopping off in Malmedy to go to the supermarket and to hunt down somewhere where we could buy Ardennes ham. I’ve always liked Malmedy, though it’s fair to say we haven’t ever managed to spend that…

Travel 2017 – Moselle Road Trip, Day 14

Friday October 6th – Day 14 – Ahrweiler, Bad Neuenahr, Ligneuville Now we really were on the last part of the journey, where we would leave Germany and spend a night at our old favourite stomping ground in Belgium, close to Spa-Francorchamps, before catching an overnight ferry back to the UK. First however, we planned…

Travel 2008 – Spa-Francorchamps, Days 3 and 4

Saturday, 2nd/Sunday 3rd August 2008 – Spa-Francorchamps, Days 3 and 4 The heat continued somewhat abated into Saturday and we all ran round like headless chickens despite the fact that in theory there wasn’t that much left to do. Mind you we hadn’t been helped in the morning’s race by a series of short but…

Travel 2008 – Spa-Francorchamps, Day 2

Friday, 1st August 2008 – Spa-Francorchamps, Day 2 Friday had its complications, but also revealed the best typo of the season so far when Oliver Turvey somehow got transformed into Oliver Turkey, which he’s not likely to be able to live down any time soon. Especially as the rotten buggers at Carlin all know about…

Travel 2008 – Spa-Francorchamps, Day 1

Thursday, 31st July 2008 – Spa-Francorchamps, Day 1 So… Belgium. What happened, and what didn’t? I’ll take it a day at a time, I think. And today I’ll deal with Thursday… Thursday started at what can only be called stupid-o’clock, because under normal circumstances 4.45 is not an hour of the morning I want to…