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Old 07-25-2013, 05:26 PM
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Originally Posted by Graham View Post
Isn't Holland to England mostly by boat

But seriously, if you can get across the channel, presumably after that if you have a break down, public transportation or a rental car should not be too onerous.
Yep I have insurance - lots of it.

The boat is a pain in the arse so I'm doing the shortest distance => Calais to Dover. I could do Hook of Holland to Harwich but then you spend most of your life chugging along at 30 mph because they want to save fuel and sell you as much junk you don't need on board. The roads from Harwich to anywhere else in England are pretty bad. Which is another reason for taking the other route although Utrecht and Antwerp are dreadful places along the way to Northern France...
1992 W201 190E 1.8 171,000 km - Daily driver
1981 W123 300D ~ 100,000 miles / 160,000 km - project car stripped to the bone
1965 Land Rover Series 2a Station Wagon CIS recovery therapy!
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