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The Happy Wanderers

Our adventures.

France's World War II Maginot Line

France's Maginot Line Placement A4
August 16th   Today was mainly a driving day (Connie say's they are all driving days). However, this was a 4½ hour drive to be close to the France/Germany border. Our destination was another free Aire in Pfaffenhoffen, France. This free Aire is provided by the town and was great, with free water and dumping, and cheap electricity. We got 12 hours of electric for €6 ($7.20 US), but was mo...
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Guest — Bobbie Chapman
That is a pretty slick item. I googled it and watched a video. Very handy for RVing.
Tuesday, 17 August 2021 14:30
Larry Farquhar
Connie saw it being used a couple years ago and got one for Christmas, in preparation for us exploring Europe. It works pretty goo... Read More
Thursday, 19 August 2021 08:31
Guest — Maureen ORourke
Exciting... Keep on truckin!
Thursday, 19 August 2021 07:07
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We finally made it to Europe (again)!

Back in France!
August 10th It's been over 35 years since we were last here, when we lived in Germany for three years (USAF). This trip all started with an very early morning on August 10th. Waking up at 3:00am, we caught a shuttle to the Phoenix airport. Arriving at PHX, we had to present our passport, proof of our COVID vaccinations, and a form letter from France where we would confirm we hadn't been in contact...
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Guest — Reva L Callaway
Sounds like you guys are getting the shake-down taken care of! Hopefully it will be clear sailing [so to speak] from here on out! ... Read More
Monday, 16 August 2021 12:40
Guest — Beth Wallace
I love hearing about your travels. This definitely helps those of us hoping to do something similar. Can't wait for the next insta... Read More
Thursday, 19 August 2021 05:48
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Europe, Here We Come! (I hope)

We had heard there was a Bobcat with a couple kittens in the area of our home, but we never saw them... until the other day. I installed a camera at the front of the house that alerts us and records when there's motion. The other evening, the camera recorded the three bobcats. They came out from the side of our house and crossed the driveway. Here's the short video that was captured.  I ...
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Guest — Gerri Lilly
Wishing you happy adventures. Be sure and keep us posted.
Friday, 06 August 2021 17:49
Guest — Chuck Adams
Have a great time!
Friday, 06 August 2021 19:34
Guest — Kathleen Kelm
We received our digital immunization cards by email in Ireland, having been immunized here. Citizenship isn't required, merely res... Read More
Saturday, 07 August 2021 03:09
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Travel Restrictions Lifted!

Atlas Motorhome by Knaus
France, and other European countries started allowing US citizens to enter and travel again starting June 9th. When this looked to be firm, we made arrangements to fly out of Phoenix, AZ August 10th, arriving in Paris, France on August 11th. We'll return to the US on September 11th, giving us a month to "test the waters" and start our European adventures. The flight is booked, so I ...
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Guest — tommyO' CW5(R) ARMY
Doing the reverse of your travels. We have used Space A for our past European trips; and then bought our coach(es). Our current ... Read More
Monday, 19 July 2021 08:45
Larry Farquhar
I agree that traveling is a wonderful life. I need to learn more about Space A for travel to Europe and back. Any advice or tips y... Read More
Monday, 19 July 2021 14:27
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New Travel Plans!

It's hard to believe that we've been in Prescott, Arizona for almost a year now. We moved here mid-July, 2020. We bought Larry's parents house and have been busy repairing and upgrading it. Some of the work was contracted out, and we did some of it ourselves. It's been fun. We're finally finished with all of the big projects we had planned.  Here's the major projects we completed: F...
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Guest — Diane Schneider
Missed hearing your stories and look forward to your new adventures!
Sunday, 20 June 2021 15:48
Guest — Marcie Speer
Can’t wait to hear about your adventures in France & Germany!
Monday, 21 June 2021 04:24
Guest — Dona Moody
Things are falling into place and looking good. That is awesome! Looking forward to your adventure updates. Safe and fun travel... Read More
Monday, 21 June 2021 06:02
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