The Tech Ally Rally8 Countries in 8 Days
Spain – France – Italy – Switzerland – Germany – Belgium – Holland – Luxembourg
Taking in 2 Famous F1 tracks, Monaco and Spa-Francorchamps
5,500 Km’s – 8 Days – 8 Countries – 2 F1 Tracks – 1 Car – 2 Drivers
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Apologies for the lack of posting over the last few days.
We had intended on updating the daily blog every day while on the road but it turns out that Orange 3G data roaming is not very good across Europe ????
Also most of the places we stopped with Wifi Internet (I use the term loosely) were either very unstable or so slow as to be unusable???
It seems that most of Europe could do with a “Tech Ally”
So Day 8..... 24 hours and 5 countries..... "Elwood: There's 106 miles to Chicago, we've got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it's dark out, and we're wearing sunglasses. Joliet Jake: Hit it!" Leaving the apartment in Belgium on...
Day 3 at Spa-Francorchamps Race Day! Got to the track for the Sunday morning of the Formula 1 ...... Wow a lot busier this morning. After getting in and finding our seats that had been carefully scoped out yesterday and settled in for a day of racing....
Day 2 at Spa-Francorchamps Having scoped out the track yesterday we had a good idea of where on the track we needed to be to get good view of the cars and a big screen. So we set the alarm for 5am and made our way to the track. Having arrived well...
So Day 1 at Spa-Francorchamps After getting delayed by an hour or so on the way to the track because of an accident on the motorway we finally arrived. Got there just in time to see the last have of free practice 1 (FP1) So decided to wonder the track...
Germany and finally into Belgium
So Italy and Switzerland in the bag via Monaco Monaco So the first of our historic F1 circuits.
Success!!! French campsite reached. The south of France
So we made it..... Barcelona campsite reached Without any major incident or problem we covered over 900Km's and mad it to the campsite just before it got dark, a quick camp made and a quick walk down the beach to find some food and a beer. The campsite was...
So D-Day has arrived and the journey has started. An early start had us catching the bus to Malaga to collect the car....... will it be the Mini or the Audi? We collected the car Yes..... The lovely lady at the car hire place had someone go and...
So the road trip to Belgium and back is almost here. All packed and ready for an early start and we shall find out soon what car we get for the journey.
Day 1 - Start
We collect the hire care from Malaga and then the journey begins
Day 1 - End
Arrival at our over night campsite
Day 2 - End
Arrival at our Day 2 Over night campsite
Day 3 - End
Arrival at our Day 3 over night campsite
Day 4 - End
Arrival at our apartment in Belgium
Starting our weekend pass at Spa F1
Day 5, 6 & 7
3 day pass at Spa Belgium F1
Leaving Belgium we now have 30 hours to get the car back to Malaga only we still have several countries to do.
Belgium – Holland – Luxembourg – France – Spain
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